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English definition of “astrology”


noun [U]
the study of the positions and movements of stars and planets to say how they might influence people's livesAstrology
astrologer noun [C] someone who studies astrologyAstrologyOccupations and trades astrological
/ˌæstrəˈlɒdʒɪkəl/ adjective
(Definition of astrology from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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