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English definition of “necromancy”

necromancy

noun [U] uk   /ˈnek.rə.mæn.si/ us  
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
noun [C] uk   /-sər/ us    /-sɚ/
Souls, spirits and ghosts
(Definition of necromancy from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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