occult Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “occult” in the English Dictionary

"occult" in British English

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uk   /əˈkʌlt/ /ˈɒk.ʌlt/  us   /ˈɑː.kʌlt/
relating to ​magicalpowers and ​activities, such as those of witchcraft and astrology: She ​claims to have occult powers, given to her by some ​mysteriousspirit.


uk   /əˈkʌlt/ /ˈɒk.ʌlt/  us   /ˈɑː.kʌlt/
the occult [S] the ​study of ​magic or ​mysteriouspowers
(Definition of occult from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"occult" in American English

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occultadjective [not gradable]

 us   /əˈkʌlt, ˈɑk·ʌlt/
noun [U]  us   /əˈkʌlt, ˈɑk·ʌlt/
The ​magazine is a ​quarterly (= one that is ​published four ​times a ​year)dedicated to ​tales of the ​supernatural, ​horror, and occult.
(Definition of occult from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “occult”
in Korean 초자연적인…
in Arabic سِحري, غَيبي…
in Malaysian ghaib…
in French le surnaturel, les sciences occultes…
in Chinese (Traditional) 有魔力的,神秘的, 玄妙的…
in Italian occulto…
in Spanish oculto…
in Vietnamese sự huyền bí…
in Portuguese oculto…
in Thai เกี่ยวกับเวทมนตร์…
in German der Okkultismus…
in Catalan ocult…
in Japanese オカルトの…
in Chinese (Simplified) 有魔力的,神秘的, 玄妙的…
in Indonesian ilmu gaib…
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