What Does Mechanism Mean?


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The word mechanism is a noun and you can use the word for a set of moving parts in a machine that is meant to perform a specific task. The following sentence can make the meaning of the term quite clear as it is used in the context: A watch runs on a very delicate mechanism. The sentence conveys that watch is a kind of machine which has a very delicate set of parts to run it.

The word has its figurative usage also but the meaning remains the same. You can use the word for a method or a system through which you can achieve something. Given below is a sentence that can make the meaning clear in this context: The government has planned a mechanism to deal with all the complaints that are coming because of the recent incident. The sentence says that the government has a specific set of plan by and applying that it can achieve what it intended to.

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