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"charisma" in British English

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charismanoun [U]

uk   us   /kəˈrɪz.mə/
C2 a ​specialpower that some ​people have ​naturally that makes them ​able to ​influence other ​people and ​attracttheirattention and ​admiration: On ​screen Garbo had this ​great charisma so that you couldn't take ​youreyes off her. How did a man of so little ​personal charisma get to be ​primeminister?
(Definition of charisma from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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charismanoun [U]

 us   /kəˈrɪz·mə/
the ​ability to ​attract the ​attention and ​admiration of ​others, and to be ​seen as a ​leader: To be a ​greatleader, a ​person has to have some charisma.
charismatic
adjective  us   /ˌkær·əzˈmæt̬·ɪk/
He was the charismatic ​leader his ​people had hoped for.
(Definition of charisma from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “charisma”
in Spanish Carisma…
in Vietnamese uy tín…
in Malaysian karisma…
in Thai เสน่ห์…
in Chinese (Simplified) 超凡的个人魅力, 吸引力, 超凡气质…
in Turkish karizma, kişilik, etkileyicilik…
in Russian харизма, притягательная сила…
in Indonesian karisma…
in Chinese (Traditional) 超凡的個人魅力, 吸引力, 超凡氣質…
in Polish charyzma…
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