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automated-teller machine

[aw-tuh-mey-tid tel-er] /ˈɔ təˌmeɪ tɪd ˈtɛl ər/
noun
1.
an electronic banking machine that dispenses cash, accepts deposits, and performs other services when a customer inserts a plastic card and pushes the proper coded buttons.
Abbreviation: ATM.
Also called automated teller, automatic-teller machine, cash machine, money machine.
Origin
1980-1985
1980-85
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British Dictionary definitions for automated teller machine

automated teller machine

noun
1.
a computerized cash dispenser ATM
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