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déjà vu

noun [U]     /ˌdeɪ.ʒɑːˈvuː/
the strange feeling that in some way you have experienced already 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).Foreign words and phrases used in EnglishMemory and memories
(Definition of déjà vu noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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