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English definition of “paranormal”

paranormal

adjective uk   /ˌpær.əˈnɔː.məl/ us    /ˌper.əˈnɔːr-/
impossible to explain by known natural forces or by science: paranormal powers/events/forces This book is about people who claim to have paranormal abilities such as ESP and mind reading.

paranormal

noun uk   /ˌpær.əˈnɔː.məl/ us    /ˌper.əˈnɔːr-/
the paranormal all the things that are impossible to explain by known natural forces or by science: investigations into the paranormal
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