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English definition of “necromancy”

necromancy

noun [U]     /ˈnek.rə.mæn.si/
the act of communicating with the dead in order to discover what is going to happen in the future, or black magic (= magic used for bad purposes)Souls, spirits and ghosts necromancer     /-sər/ US  /-sɚ/ noun [C] Souls, spirits and ghosts
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