Victor Steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Thu Jun 21 00:11:25 UTC 2012

I'm not sure this is quite right. I can imagine someone saying
"automatize" to mean "reach the point of automaticity, make habitual",
which "automate" cannot possibly mean. And, in fact, AHD, Collins,
MWOLD, Wiktionary and FarLex agree with me.


On 6/20/2012 5:40 PM, Wilson Gray wrote:
> Google asks:
> "Do you mean _automate_?"
> Yes, I do. But 448,000 other people don't.
> --
> -Wilson

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