automatize

[ aw-tom-uh-tahyz ]
/ ɔˈtɒm əˌtaɪz /

verb (used with object), au·tom·a·tized, au·tom·a·tiz·ing.

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

Origin of automatize

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

OTHER WORDS FROM automatize

au·tom·a·tist, nounau·tom·a·ti·za·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for automatization

automatize

automatise

/ (ɔːˈtɒməˌtaɪz) /

verb

to make (a process, etc) automatic or (of a process, etc) to be made automatic

Derived forms of automatize

automatization or automatisation, noun
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