Definition of automated teller machine in English:

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automated teller machine

(also automatic teller machine , abbreviation ATM)


A machine that automatically provides cash and performs other banking services on insertion of a special card by the account holder.
Example sentences
  • Regulators are particularly worried that some banks provide the service even at automated teller machines (ATMs).
  • Payment cards also may enable the customer to obtain cash and access other bank services from an automated teller machine.
  • Some are structured so that a cardholder pays a fee every time the card is used in an automated teller machine or at a cash register.

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Syllabification: au·to·mat·ed tell·er ma·chine

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