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attraction

noun uk   /əˈtræk.ʃən/ us  
B1 [C or U] something that makes people want to go to a place or do a particular thing: Life in London has so many attractions - nightclubs, good restaurants, and so on. tourist attractions The opportunity to travel is one of the main attractions of this job. Skiing holds no attraction for me.VisitingAdvantage and disadvantage C2 [U] the feeling of liking someone, especially sexually, because of the way they look or behave: She felt an immediate physical attraction to him.Attracting and temptingAttractiveSexual attractionSexual attractionAttractive [U] specialized physics a force by which things are pulled towards each other: gravitational attraction
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