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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
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