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enigmanoun [C]

 us   /ɪˈnɪɡ·mə/
someone or something that is ​mysterious and ​impossible to ​understand: He is an enigma to most ​people.
adjective  us   /ˌen·ɪɡˈmæt̬·ɪk/
an enigmatic ​smile
(Definition of enigma from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “enigma”
in Spanish enigma…
in Vietnamese điều bí ẩn…
in Malaysian membingungkan…
in Thai ความลึกลับ…
in French énigme…
in German das Rätsel…
in Chinese (Simplified) 令人费解的事物,令人困惑的事物…
in Turkish gizem, muamma, bilmece…
in Russian загадка…
in Indonesian teka-teki…
in Chinese (Traditional) 令人費解的事物,令人困惑的事物…
in Polish enigma, zagadka…
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