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rote

rote

 
pronunciation:
rot
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
part of speech: noun
definition 1: unthinking or mechanical routine or habit.
The surgeon has done so many of these procedures that he can do them nearly by rote.
similar words:
routine
definition 2: a fixed procedure that relies on routine and repetition rather than deep comprehension of principles.
The children learned their French lessons by rote.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: characterized by the use of rote.
a rote procedurerote learning