ro·​bot·​i·​za·​tion | \ ˌrō-ˌbä-tə-ˈzā-shən How to pronounce robotization (audio) , -bə- \

Definition of robotization

2 : the process of turning a human being into a robot

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Examples of robotization in a Sentence

on account of robotization, no human need come into direct contact with the hazardous material
Recent Examples on the Web Both allude to ways that designers have begun to ask what a world characterized by increasing robotization, declining biodiversity and the disappearance of technologies that work in harmony with nature will look like. Nikil Saval, New York Times, "Design for the Future When the Future Is Bleak," 28 Sep. 2020 New technologies—including robotization and artificial intelligence— represent further challenges. K.n.c., The Economist, "If capitalism is broken, maybe it’s fixable," 8 July 2019 The main objectives of Japan’s robotization are economic reinvigoration, cultural branding and international demonstration. Mateja Kovacic, Smithsonian, "What Will the Automated City of the Future Look Like?," 10 Apr. 2018 For El Alami, the ever-growing competition for the ultra-fast delivery of goods will speed up the emergence of robotization as the only means to capture more profitable revenue. Rodrigo Orihuela,, "Forget Cars, for One Spaniard the Autonomous Future Is Forklifts," 30 June 2017

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First Known Use of robotization

1927, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of robotization was in 1927

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“Robotization.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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