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Meaning of “mystery” - Learner’s Dictionary

mystery

noun     /ˈmɪstəri/
STRANGE EVENT [C, U] B1 something strange or unknown that cannot be explained or understood: an unsolved mystery He never gave up hope that he would solve the mystery of his son's disappearance. He's out of work, so how he pays his rent is a mystery to me (= I cannot explain it).Puzzle and confuseDifficult to understandThe supernatural - general words
STORY [C] a story, often about a crime, in which the strange events that happen are explained at the end: a murder mystery Types of film, play, book etc.Accounts and storiesSummaries and summarising
(Definition of mystery noun from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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