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subliminal

adjective  /səbˈlɪm·ə·nəl/ us  
not recognized or understood by the conscious mind, but still having an influence on it: a subliminal message
Translations of “subliminal”
in Chinese (Traditional) 下意識的,潛意識的, (廣告)隱性的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 下意识的,潜意识的, (广告)隐性的…
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