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enigma

noun [C] uk   /ɪˈnɪɡ.mə/ us  
something that is mysterious and seems impossible to understand completely: She is something of an enigma. The newspapers were full of stories about the enigma of the plane's disappearance.
Translations of “enigma”
in Spanish enigma…
in French énigme…
in German das Rätsel…
in Chinese (Traditional) 令人費解的事物,令人困惑的事物…
in Russian загадка…
in Turkish gizem, muamma, bilmece…
in Chinese (Simplified) 令人费解的事物,令人困惑的事物…
in Polish enigma, zagadka…
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