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astrologynoun [U]

uk   /əˈstrɒl.ə.dʒi/  us   /əˈstrɑː.lə.dʒi/
the ​study of the ​movements and ​positions of the ​sun, ​moon, ​planets, and ​stars in the ​belief that they ​affect the ​character and ​lives of ​people

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astrological
adjective uk   /ˌæs.trəˈlɒdʒ.ɪ.kəl/  us   /ˌæs.trəˈlɑː.dʒɪ.kəl/
an astrological ​chart/​forecast
(Definition of astrology from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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astrologynoun [U]

 us   /əˈstrɑl·ə·dʒi/
the ​ancientpractice of ​studying the ​movements and ​positions of the ​sun, ​moon, ​planets, and ​stars in the ​belief that they ​influencehumanbehavior
(Definition of astrology from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “astrology”
in Korean 점성술…
in Arabic عِلْم التَّنْجيم…
in Malaysian astrologi…
in French astrologie…
in Russian астрология…
in Chinese (Traditional) 占星術, 占星學…
in Italian astrologia…
in Turkish yıldızbilimciliği, müneccimlik, astroloji…
in Polish astrologia…
in Spanish astrología…
in Vietnamese thuật chiêm tinh…
in Portuguese astrologia…
in Thai โหราศาสตร์…
in German die Astrologie…
in Catalan astrologia…
in Japanese 星占い, 占星術…
in Chinese (Simplified) 占星术, 占星学…
in Indonesian ilmu perbintangan…
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