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One entry found for mechanism.
Main Entry: mech·a·nism
Pronunciation: primarystressmek-schwa-secondarystressniz-schwam
Function: noun
1 : a piece of machinery
2 a : the parts by which a machine operates b : the process, way, or system for achieving a goal <the mechanism of government>
3 : the processes involved in or responsible for a natural occurrence (as evolution or an action or reaction)

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