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hallucinateverb [I]

uk   us   /həˈluː.sɪ.neɪt/
(Definition of hallucinate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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hallucinateverb [I]

 us   /həˈlu·səˌneɪt/
to ​see or ​hear something that does not ​exist: Police said the ​suspect was ​yellingincoherentstatements as if he was hallucinating.
hallucination
noun [C/U]  us   /həˌlu·səˈneɪ·ʃən/
[C] His ​fever was so high he was having hallucinations.
(Definition of hallucinate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hallucinate”
in Chinese (Simplified) (因生病或吸毒而)产生幻觉…
in Turkish hayal görmek, sanrılamak…
in Russian галлюцинировать…
in Chinese (Traditional) (因生病或吸毒而)産生幻覺…
in Polish mieć halucynacje…
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