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trance

noun uk   /trɑːns/  us   /træns/

trance noun (MENTAL CONDITION)

[C] a temporary mental condition in which someone is not completely conscious of and/or not in control of himself or herself: First she goes/falls into a deep trance and then the spirit voices start to speak through her. When a hypnotist puts you in(to) a trance, you no longer have conscious control of yourself. He sat staring out of the window as if in a trance.

trance noun (MUSIC)

[U] fast, electronic dance music with a regular beat, keyboards, but usually no singing
Translations of “trance”
in Vietnamese trạng thái hôn mê…
in Spanish trance…
in Thai การอยู่ในภวังค์…
in Malaysian keadaan bersawai…
in French transe…
in German die Trance…
in Chinese (Traditional) 心理狀態, 昏睡狀態, 催眠狀態…
in Indonesian keadaan setengah sadar…
in Russian транс…
in Turkish kendinden geçme, trans…
in Chinese (Simplified) 心理状态, 昏睡状态, 催眠状态…
in Polish trans…
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