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English definition of “occult”

occult

adjective uk   /əˈkʌlt/ /ˈɒk.ʌlt/ us    /ˈɑː.kʌlt/
relating to magical powers and activities, such as those of witchcraft and astrology: She claims to have occult powers, given to her by some mysterious spirit.

occult

noun uk   /əˈkʌlt/ /ˈɒk.ʌlt/ us    /ˈɑː.kʌlt/
the occult [S] the study of magic or mysterious powers
(Definition of occult from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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