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noun [countable]     robot pronunciation in American English
/ˈroʊˌbɑt/
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  1. 1
    a machine that can do work by itself, often work that humans do
    1. a.
      a machine that looks and talks like a human and can do many of the things humans do, especially in science fiction stories
  2. 3
    South African informal a set of traffic lights
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