US: /məˈkænɪk/, /mɪˈkænɪk/
English Vietnamese dictionary
- danh từ
- thợ máy, công nhân cơ khí
Advanced English dictionary
1 a person whose job is repairing machines, especially the engines of motor vehicles: a car mechanic
2 (mechanics) [U] the science of movement and force
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3 (mechanics) [U] the practical study of machinery: the school's car maintenance department where students learn basic mechanics
4 (the mechanics) [pl.] the way sth works or is done: The exact mechanics of how payment will be made will be decided later.
competent, good, skilled | chief | trained | car, garage, motor
be, work as ~
She's a well-known writer. Her father, a trained chef, now works as a bus driver.
study to be, train as, train to be ~
She trained as a painter and sculptor.
start (work) as ~
He started work as a trainee chef.
become, qualify as ~
She qualified as a vet last year.
employ (sb as), have
The company employs more than 1500 engineers.
engage (sb as), get, hire (sb as), recruit, take on ~
They have recruited a new designer.
appoint, appoint sb (as), make sb ~
are usually used with academic, official or highly responsible jobs:He was appointed Professor of Law at Yale. At 39 she was made chairman of the board.
dismiss, fire, sack ~
The club have sacked their coach.
Concise English dictionary
+a craftsman skilled in operating machine tools
+someone whose occupation is repairing and maintaining automobiles
+resembling the action of a machine