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American English: /məˈkænɪk/
British English: /mɪˈkanɪk/

Translation of mechanic in Spanish:


  • mecánico, (-ca) (masculine, feminine)
    see also mechanics
    Example sentences
    • But while her skills in the kitchen could be improved, she recently revealed she is a skilled car mechanic.
    • Bryan, a retired mechanic and former car service manager, has not looked back since this introduction.
    • Mr Semple spent three years as an engine mechanic at the base in the 1950s.

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