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magnet

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈmæɡ.nət/

magnet noun [C] (OBJECT)

an object that is able both to attract iron and steel objects and also push them away

magnet noun [C] (ATTRACTION)

a person, place, or thing that other people feel strongly attracted to: The United States has always acted as a magnet for people seeking fame and fortune.
Translations of “magnet”
in Arabic مِغناطيس…
in Korean 자석…
in Malaysian magnet…
in French aimant…
in Turkish mıknatıs…
in Italian calamita…
in Chinese (Traditional) 物體, 磁體, 磁鐵,磁石…
in Russian магнит…
in Polish magnes…
in Vietnamese nam châm…
in Spanish imán…
in Portuguese ímã…
in Thai แม่เหล็ก…
in German der Magnet…
in Catalan imant…
in Japanese 磁石…
in Indonesian magnet…
in Chinese (Simplified) 物体, 磁体, 磁铁,磁石…
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