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"hypnosis" in British English

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hypnosisnoun [U]

uk   /hɪpˈnəʊ.sɪs/  us   /-ˈnoʊ-/
a ​mentalstate like ​sleep, in which a person's ​thoughts can be ​easilyinfluenced by someone ​else: Underdeep hypnosis she ​remembered the ​traumaticevents of that ​night.
(Definition of hypnosis from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"hypnosis" in American English

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hypnosisnoun [U]

 us   /hɪpˈnoʊ·sɪs/
an ​artificiallyproducedstate of ​mindsimilar to ​sleep in which a ​person can be ​influenced to say or do things
(Definition of hypnosis from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hypnosis”
in Spanish hipnosis…
in Vietnamese sự thôi miên…
in Malaysian hipnosis…
in Thai การสะกดจิต…
in French hypnose…
in German die Hypnose…
in Chinese (Simplified) 催眠状态…
in Turkish uyutma, hipnoz…
in Russian гипноз…
in Indonesian hipnosis…
in Chinese (Traditional) 催眠狀態…
in Polish hipnoza…
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