Ka·rel [kair-uhl, kar-, kahr-; Czech kah-rel], /ˈkɛər əl, ˈkær-, ˈkɑr-; Czech ˈkɑ rɛl/, 1890–1938, Czech playwright, novelist, and producer.
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How to use Čapek in a sentence
As robots increase in capability, vitality, and self-awareness, humans become more like their machines—humans and robots, in Čapek’s critique, are essentially one and the same.
British Dictionary definitions for Čapek
Karel (ˈkarɛl). 1890–1938, Czech dramatist and novelist; author of R.U.R. (1921), which introduced the word "robot", and (with his brother Josef) The Insect Play (1921).
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