English definition of “magic”
/ˈmædʒɪk/ noun [U]
SPECIAL POWERS › special powers that can make things happen that seem impossible: Do you believe in magic?
ENTERTAINMENT › clever actions intended to entertain people, often making objects appear and disappear
SPECIAL QUALITY › a quality that makes something or someone seem special or exciting: No one could fail to be charmed by the magic of this beautiful city.
as if by magic › in a way that is surprising and impossible to explain: Food would appear on the table every day, as if by magic. → See also black magic