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mania

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈmeɪniə/
extreme enthusiasm or interest: football maniaPassionate or passing interestsContinually thinking about
Translations of “mania”
in Korean -광…
in Arabic هَوس بـِ…
in French manie…
in Turkish delicesine tutkunluk, düşkünlük, merak…
in Italian mania…
in Chinese (Traditional) 強烈的興趣, 狂熱, 熱衷…
in Russian мания, увлечение…
in Polish mania…
in Spanish manía, obsesión…
in Portuguese mania…
in German die Manie, der Fimmel…
in Catalan mania, obsessió…
in Japanese 熱狂…
in Chinese (Simplified) 强烈的兴趣, 狂热, 热衷…
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