Definition of 'artificial'
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We will need workers to make and maintain all those new robots and artificial intelligence systems. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This has also made the whole area seem artificial. The Sun (2016)They have built a system that uses artificial intelligence to help retailers predict what consumers want. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The compelling bit is not the engineering but the artificial intelligence. Times, Sunday Times (2016)See how artificial intelligence will change our lives at thesundaytimes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Artificial intelligence is already helping research into cancer and brain diseases. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Artificial intelligence will also be used for routine audit work and to allow computers a seat on company boards. The Sun (2016)It contains the antibacterial and whitening properties of toothpaste but without the chemicals, foaming agents and artificial flavours. The Sun (2016)The brand's recipes are made with the finest natural ingredients and contain no artificial colours, flavours or preservatives. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Doctors were concerned about how long his artificial heart would keep going. The Sun (2013)You would hope that any increase in real wages is natural rather than artificial. Times, Sunday Times (2014)With standard artificial limbs people often overload a good leg while standing still. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Others worry most about the military applications of artificial intelligence. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They are made with no artificial colours or flavours. The Sun (2012)They also avoid artificial flavours and colours. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Wild boar swim through the artificial lakes to small artificial islands and reclaim the territory. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They have often been sweetened with sugar or artificial additives. The Sun (2015)The taste seemed very artificial and overpowered the drink. The Sun (2014)This is partly why researchers have recently been looking into artificial options. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Artificial hearts are very bulky as well as expensive. The Sun (2011)To begin this task we need to move beyond distinctions between the artificial and the natural. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The result is stylised and often artificial. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They are also free from artificial colours. The Sun (2012)Six thousand new artificial flavours were invented. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Look for those that still declare no added salt and sugar and artificial additives. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Much of it seems artificial and mannered. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Models pose with false eyelashes or artificial hair to look prettier. The Sun (2010)He also plays a very dead bat when asked about the potentially sinister implications of advances in artificial intelligence. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Depending on one chamber to do the hard work places this part of an artificial heart under enormous strain. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Yet the world's most expensive player claims the artificial pitch will not be a problem. The Sun (2014)Last night it emerged the artificial pitch is the only one in Dover. The Sun (2015)Two of its products containing artificial eggs are on sale in the US. Times, Sunday Times (2014)DON'T Use products with artificial fragrances or alcohol, as they can cause pigmentation. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The distinction between jail guard and jail matron, for example, may be found to be artificial and unnecessary. Human Resource Management in Government (1995)
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Translations for 'artificial'
British English: artificial /ˌɑːtɪˈfɪʃəl/ ADJECTIVE
Artificial objects, materials, or situations do not occur naturally and are created by people.
- American English: artificial
- Arabic: اِصْطِناعيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: artificial
- Chinese: 人造的
- Croatian: umjetan
- Czech: umělý
- Danish: kunstig
- Dutch: kunstmatig
- European Spanish: artificial falso
- Finnish: keinotekoinen
- French: artificiel
- German: künstlich
- Greek: τεχνητός
- Italian: artificiale
- Japanese: 人工の
- Korean: 인공적인
- Norwegian: kunstig
- Polish: sztuczny
- European Portuguese: artificial
- Romanian: artificial
- Russian: искусственный
- Spanish: artificial
- Swedish: konstgjord
- Thai: เทียม
- Turkish: yapay
- Ukrainian: штучний
- Vietnamese: nhân tạo
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