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"supernatural" in British English

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supernaturaladjective

uk   /ˌsuː.pəˈnætʃ.ər.əl/  us   /-pɚˈnætʃ.ɚ-/
B2 caused by ​forces that cannot be ​explained by ​science: Ghosts and ​evilspirits are supernatural. She is said to have supernatural powers and to be ​able to ​communicate with the ​dead.the supernatural B2 things that cannot be ​explained by ​science: I don't ​believe in the supernatural.
supernaturally
adverb uk   /-i/  us   /-pɚˈnætʃ.ɚ-/
(Definition of supernatural from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"supernatural" in American English

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supernaturaladjective

 us   /ˌsu·pərˈnætʃ·ər·əl/
(of something’s ​cause or ​existence) not ​able to be ​explained by the ​laws of ​science: From the ​center of the ​tree, a supernatural ​lightbegan to ​glow.

supernaturalnoun [U]

 us   /ˌsu·pərˈnætʃ·ə·rəl/
forces or ​events that cannot be ​explained by ​science
(Definition of supernatural from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “supernatural”
in Korean 초자연적인…
in Arabic خارِق لِلطَبيعة, غَيبي…
in Malaysian ghaib…
in French surnaturel…
in Chinese (Traditional) 超自然的,無法用科學解釋的…
in Italian soprannaturale…
in Spanish sobrenatural…
in Vietnamese siêu tự nhiên…
in Portuguese sobrenatural…
in Thai เหนือธรรมชาติ…
in German übernatürlich…
in Catalan sobrenatural…
in Japanese 超自然の, 不可思議な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 超自然的,无法用科学解释的…
in Indonesian adikodrati…
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