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English definition of “cast”

cast

verb (MAGIC)    /kɑːst/ US  /kæst/ (cast, cast)
cast a spell C2 to use words thought to be magic, especially in order to have an effect on someone: The old woman cast a spell on the prince and he turned into a frog.figurative When I was 17, jazz cast its spell on me (= I started to like it very much).Magic
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