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astrology

noun [U]     /əˈstrɒl.ə.dʒi/ US  /-ˈstrɑː.lə-/
the study of the movements and positions of the sun, moon, planets, and stars, and the skill of describing the expected effect that some people believe these have on the character and lives of peopleAstrology astrological     /ˌæs.trəˈlɒdʒ.ɪ.kəl/ US  /-ˈlɑː.dʒɪ-/ adjective an astrological chart/forecastAstrology
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