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Meaning of “magical” in the English Dictionary

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magicaladjective

 us   /ˈmædʒ·ɪ·kəl/
  • magical adjective (HAVING IMAGINARY POWER)

of, ​relating to, or having ​specialpowers to make things ​happen that would usually be ​impossible: It’s a ​story about a ​timidschoolteacher who ​obtains magical ​powers after he’s ​hit by a ​lightningbolt.
  • magical adjective (HAVING A SPECIAL QUALITY)

having a ​special, ​excitingquality that makes something or someone different and ​better than ​others: There was something magical about that ​evening that I will never ​forget.
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