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fascinateverb [T]

us   /ˈfæs·əˌneɪt/
to have someone’s complete interest and attention: Anything to do with airplanes and flying fascinates him. The children were fascinated by the story.
fascinating
adjective us   /ˈfæs·əˌneɪ·t̬ɪŋ/
The movie has a fascinating plot.
fascination
noun [U] us   /ˌfæs·əˈneɪ·ʃən/
Her fascination with modern art began when she saw the Picasso show.
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Translations of “fascinate”
in Korean -를 매혹시키다…
in Arabic يَفتِن, يَسحِر…
in Malaysian mempersona…
in French fasciner…
in Russian увлекать, вызывать глубокий интерес…
in Chinese (Traditional) 深深吸引, 迷住…
in Italian affascinare…
in Turkish büyülemek, hayran bırakmak…
in Polish fascynować…
in Spanish fascinar…
in Vietnamese mê hoặc…
in Portuguese fascinar…
in Thai ลุ่มหลง…
in German faszinieren…
in Catalan fascinar…
in Japanese (人)をひきつける…
in Chinese (Simplified) 深深吸引, 迷住…
in Indonesian mempesona…
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