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English definition of “magnet”

magnet

noun
 
 
/ˈmæɡnət/
[C] an iron object that makes pieces of iron or steel (= metal made with iron) move towards itMetals and metalworkingChemical elementsPhysics in general
be a magnet for sb If a place or event is a magnet for people, a lot of people go there: Airports are a magnet for thieves.Attracting and temptingAttractiveSexual attraction
(Definition of magnet from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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