automatic teller machine

noun
an unattended machine (outside some banks) that dispenses money when a personal coded card is used
Hypernyms: ↑machine

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noun

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automatic teller or automatic teller machine noun
An electronic panel set into the exterior wall of a bank, etc from which (on the insertion of a card and the keying of a personal identification number) customers are able to obtain cash, information about their accounts, etc (abbrev ATM)
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Main Entry:automatic

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automatic teller machine,
= automatic teller. (Cf.automatic teller)

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noun, pl ⋯ -chines [count]
US :

atm


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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