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noun     mechanic pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    [countable] someone whose job is to repair vehicles and machines

    an airplane/auto mechanic

  2. 2


    [plural] the way in which something works or is done
    mechanic of:

    the mechanics of investigative reporting

  3. 3


    [uncountable] physics the area of physics that deals with the forces such as gravity that affect all objects


to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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