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déjà vunoun [U]

uk   us   /ˌdeɪ.ʒɑːˈvuː/
the strange feeling that in some way you have already experienced what is happening now: When I met her, I had a strange feeling of déjà vu.disapproving The movie has a strong sense of déjà vu about it (= is similar to other movies and does not contain new ideas).
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