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parapsychology

noun [U] uk   /ˌpær.ə.saɪˈkɒl.ə.dʒi/ us    /ˌper.ə.saɪˈkɑː.lə-/
the study of mental abilities, such as knowing the future or telepathy, which seem to go against or be outside the known laws of nature and scienceExtrasensory perception and telepathy
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