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shamanism

noun [U]     /ˈʃeɪ.mən.ɪ.zəm/
a form of religion that includes a belief in the power of the shaman Religions and religious groupsChristian denominations shamanistic     /ˌʃeɪ.məˈnɪs.tɪk/ adjective Religions and religious groupsChristian denominations
(Definition of shamanism noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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