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hypnosis

noun [U]
 
 
/hɪpˈnəʊsɪs/
a mental state like sleep, in which a person's thoughts can be easily influenced by someone else: Police placed witnesses under hypnosis in an effort to gain additional information.Alternative and traditional therapiesLosing consciousness
Translations of “hypnosis”
in Vietnamese sự thôi miên…
in Spanish hipnosis…
in Thai การสะกดจิต…
in Malaysian hipnosis…
in French hypnose…
in German die Hypnose…
in Chinese (Traditional) 催眠狀態…
in Indonesian hipnosis…
in Russian гипноз…
in Turkish uyutma, hipnoz…
in Chinese (Simplified) 催眠状态…
in Polish hipnoza…
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