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verb [T] (MAGIC)    /ɪnˈtʃɑːnt/ US  /-ˈtʃænt/
to have a magical effect on someone or somethingMagic enchanter     /-ˈtʃɑːn.tər/ US  /-ˈtʃæn.t̬ɚ/ noun [C] People having good qualities enchantment     /-mənt/ noun [C or U] spells and enchantmentsMagicAttracting and temptingAttractiveSexual attractionPleasure and happiness
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