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fetish

noun [C]  /ˈfet̬·ɪʃ/ us  

fetish noun [C] (INTEREST)

an activity or object that someone is interested in to an extreme degree and that the person gives an unreasonable amount of time or thought to: He had a fetish about clothes.

fetish noun [C] (OBJECT)

an object believed to have special power to protect
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