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captivateverb [T]

uk   /ˈkæp.tɪ.veɪt/ us   /ˈkæp.tə.veɪt/
captivating
adjective uk   /ˈkæp.tɪ.veɪ.tɪŋ/ us   /ˈkæp.tə.veɪ.t̬ɪŋ/
a captivating performance
(Definition of captivate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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captivateverb [T]

us   /ˈkæp·təˌveɪt/
to hold the attention of someone by being extremely interesting, exciting, charming, or attractive: Her singing captivated audiences everywhere.
(Definition of captivate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “captivate”
in Vietnamese quyến rũ…
in Spanish cautivar…
in Malaysian tahanan…
in Thai หว่านเสน่ห์…
in French captiver…
in German fesseln…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使著迷, 迷住, 吸引…
in Russian пленять, очаровывать…
in Turkish etkilemek, büyülemek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使着迷, 迷住, 吸引…
in Indonesian memikat…
in Polish urzekać…
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