automatic teller machine


: atm

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Huntsville police are looking for whoever attempted to steal an automatic teller machine early this morning. William Thornton |, al, 9 Mar. 2023 Curtis could be seen entering the story and using the automatic teller machine. Elizabeth Zavala, San Antonio Express-News, 4 Nov. 2021 Hackers widely believed to work for North Korea’s hermit government have developed a new strain of malware that steals data used at automatic teller machines in India, researchers from Kaspersky Lab said on Monday. Dan Goodin, Ars Technica, 23 Sep. 2019 Andariel was accused of hacking automatic teller machines to withdraw cash or to steal customer data to sell on the black market. Washington Post, 13 Sep. 2019 A few years ago, economist James Bessen documented a similar phenomenon following the invention of automatic teller machines. Timothy B. Lee, Ars Technica, 24 Aug. 2018 The woman withdrew $2,160 from the automatic teller machine, gave it to the man and deposited his checks in her account. Kimberly Fornek,, 14 June 2018 On June 27, 1967, a Barclays bank in Enfield, London, debuted what is widely regarded as the first automatic teller machine, or ATM. Carolina A. Miranda, The Atlantic, 13 June 2018 Also the automatic teller machines were disgusting. Dave Barry, miamiherald, 3 June 2018 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1967, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of automatic teller machine was in 1967

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“Automatic teller machine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jun. 2023.

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