Definition of vending machine in English:

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vending machine

Pronunciation: /ˈvendiNG məˌSHēn/

noun

A machine that dispenses small articles such as food, drinks, or cigarettes when a coin, bill, or token is inserted.
Example sentences
  • They can be bought from pharmacies, supermarkets, vending machines and via mail order.
  • Perhaps the epitome of this efficiency is the popularity of the vending machine as a retail format.
  • Inside, he stops at a vending machine, inserts the same card and purchases a soft drink.

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Syllabification: vend·ing ma·chine

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