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occultadjective

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.

occultnoun

uk   /əˈkʌlt/ /ˈɒk.ʌlt/  us   /ˈɑː.kʌlt/
the occult [S] the study of magic or mysterious powers
Translations of “occult”
in Arabic سِحري, غَيبي…
in Korean 초자연적인…
in Malaysian ghaib…
in French le surnaturel, les sciences occultes…
in Italian occulto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 有魔力的,神秘的, 玄妙的…
in Vietnamese sự huyền bí…
in Spanish oculto…
in Portuguese oculto…
in Thai เกี่ยวกับเวทมนตร์…
in German der Okkultismus…
in Catalan ocult…
in Japanese オカルトの…
in Indonesian ilmu gaib…
in Chinese (Simplified) 有魔力的,神秘的, 玄妙的…
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