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apparatus

1. a collection of instruments, machines, tools, parts, or other equipment used for a particular purpose
2. a machine having a specific function
3. Anatomy any group of organs having a specific function

apparatus

[‚ap·ə′rad·əs]
(science and technology)
A compound instrument designed to carry out a specific function.
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Abu Faour also called on all political forces to work on restoring immunity to security apparatuses while rallying around them to carry out their task in protecting Lebanese territories.
The State Food and Drug Administration of China separate the medical apparatuses into three categories in accordance with the safety and effectiveness.

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