Significado de “magic” - en el Diccionario Inglés

magic en inglés británico

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magicnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈmædʒ.ɪk/ us /ˈmædʒ.ɪk/

magic noun [ U ] (SPECIAL POWER)

A2 the use of special powers to make things happen that would usually be impossible, such as in stories for children:

The group is known for its belief in witchcraft and magic.
As if by magic/Like magic, the car changes into a boat when it hits the water.

A2 the skill of performing tricks to entertain people, such as making things appear and disappear and pretending to cut someone in half:

He's a comedian who also does magic.

Más ejemplos

  • The magic show had a lot of audience participation, with people shouting things to the performers and going up on stage.
  • It seems that some people still believe in sorcery and black magic.
  • My niece was showing me all the tricks that she's learned to do with her new magic set.
  • It disappeared as if by magic.
  • She used magic to cure illnesses.

magic noun [ U ] (SPECIAL QUALITY)

B2 a special and exciting quality that makes something seem different from ordinary things:

Although the film was made 50 years ago, it has lost none of its magic.
No one could fail to be charmed by the magic of this beautiful city.

magicadjective

uk /ˈmædʒ.ɪk/ us /ˈmædʒ.ɪk/

A2 with special powers:

The witch put a magic spell on the prince and turned him into a frog.
I'll show you a magic trick.

B1 happening in an unusual or unexpected way, or easily or quickly:

There's no magic solution to the problem.
There's no magic formula for winning - just lots of hard work.

Más ejemplos

  • There's no magic formula for success.
  • The fairy godmother waved her magic wand over the cabbages and they turned into horses.
  • She was given a magic charm to ward off evil spirits.
  • He seems to just think I can wave a magic wand and everything will be all right.
  • There is no magic solution to your problems.

Modismos

magicexclamation

uk /ˈmædʒ.ɪk/ us /ˈmædʒ.ɪk/ UK old-fashioned informal

(Definición de magic del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

magic en inglés americano

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magicnoun [ U ]

us /ˈmædʒ·ɪk/

magic noun [ U ] (IMAGINARY POWER)

(esp. in stories for children) the use of special powers to make things happen that would usually be impossible:

a tale of witchcraft and magic

Magic is also the skill of performing tricks to entertain people, such as making things seem to appear and disappear, or the tricks performed:

My daughter loves doing magic.

magic noun [ U ] (SPECIAL QUALITY)

a special, exciting quality that makes something or someone different and better than others:

As an actress, she has lost none of her magic, and she still is thrilling to watch.

(Definición de magic del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)