Meaning of “necromancy” in the English Dictionary

"necromancy" in British English

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necromancynoun [ U ]

uk /ˈnek.rə.mæ us /ˈnek.rə.mæ

the act of communicating with the dead in order to discover what is going to happen in the future, or black magic (= magic used for bad purposes)

noun [ C ] uk /ˈnek.rə.mæn.sər/ us /ˈnek.rə.mæn.sɚ/

(Definition of “necromancy” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)