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English definition of “telepathy”


noun [U]     /təˈlep.ə.θi/
the ability to know what is in someone else's mind or communicate with them mentally, without using words or other physical signalsExtrasensory perception and telepathyPredicting things and intuition telepathic     /ˌtel.ɪˈpæθ.ɪk/ US  /-ə-/ adjective Predicting things and intuitionExtrasensory perception and telepathy
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