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The videotape spooled back to the beginning but he made no attempt to activate the `play" button again. ALASTAIR MCLEAN'S 'NIGHT WATCH' (1993)Zlotin used a key card to activate the metal door, which opened on to a dimly lit corridor. CODE BREAKER (1993)They took up positions on either side of the security door and Zlotin gestured for Rodenko to use his key card to activate it. CODE BREAKER (1993)
`Captain Ahrens would like to activate your code card, sir," Freeman told the President. CHAINS OF COMMAND (1993)
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British English: activate VERB
If a device or process is activated, something causes it to start working.
Video cameras with night vision can be activated by movement.
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