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English definition of “hypnotize”

hypnotize

verb [T] ( also UK -ise)     /ˈhɪpnətaɪz/
to place someone in a mental state like sleep, in which their thoughts can be easily influencedAlternative and traditional therapiesLosing consciousness
hypnotist noun [C] someone who hypnotizes peopleOccupations and tradesAlternative and traditional therapiesLosing consciousness hypnotism     /ˈhɪpnətɪzəm/ noun [U] the activity of hypnotizing peopleAlternative and traditional therapiesLosing consciousness
(Definition of hypnotize verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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