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English definition of “superstition”


noun [C/U]    /ˌsu·pərˈstɪʃ·ən/
a belief that is not based on reason or scientific thinking and that explains the causes for events in ways that are connected to magic : [C] Do you have any superstitions about cutting your hair ? superstitious    /ˌsu·pərˈstɪʃ·əs/ adjective Superstitious baseball players will wear the same shirt every day when they are on a hitting streak .
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