automatize

[aw-tom-uh-tahyz]
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verb (used with object), au·tom·a·tized, au·tom·a·tiz·ing.


Nearby words

  1. automatic-teller machine,
  2. automatically,
  3. automation,
  4. automatism,
  5. automatization,
  6. automatograph,
  7. automaton,
  8. automechanism,
  9. autometer,
  10. automobile

Also especially British, au·tom·a·tise.

Origin of automatize

First recorded in 1830–40; automat(ic) + -ize

Related formsau·tom·a·tist, nounau·tom·a·ti·za·tion, noun

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Examples from the Web for automatization

  • Isn't it true that modern technology goes in the direction of automatization?

    The Brain|Alexander Blade


British Dictionary definitions for automatization

automatize

automatise

verb

to make (a process, etc) automatic or (of a process, etc) to be made automatic
Derived Formsautomatization or automatisation, noun

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Word Origin and History for automatization
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