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noun [U]
SPECIAL POWERS A2 special powers that can make things happen that seem impossible
магия, волшебство
Do you believe in magic?Magic
ENTERTAINMENT A2 clever actions intended to entertain people, often making objects appear and disappear
искусство иллюзиониста
Carnival, fairground and circus
SPECIAL QUALITY B2 a quality that makes something or someone seem special or exciting
No one could fail to be charmed by the magic of this beautiful city.Exceptional qualities, things and people
as if by magic in a way that is surprising and impossible to explain
как по волшебству
Food would appear on the table every day, as if by magic. →  See also black magic Surprising and shockingMaking people sad, shocked and upset
Translations of “magic”
in Korean 마법, 마술, 마력…
in Arabic سِحْر, أَلعاب خِفّة, سِحري…
in French magie, enchantement…
in Italian magia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 神奇力量, 魔法, 法術…
in Turkish büyü, sihir, sihirbazlık…
in Polish czary, magia…
in Spanish magia…
in Portuguese magia…
in German die Zauberei, die Zauberkunst, der Zauber…
in Catalan màgia…
in Japanese 魔法, 手品, 魅力…
in Chinese (Simplified) 神奇力量, 魔法, 法术…
(Definition of magic noun from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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