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English definition of “spiritualism”

spiritualism

noun [U] uk   /ˈspɪr.ɪ.tju.əl.ɪ.zəm/ us  
the belief that living people can communicate with people who have diedSouls, spirits and ghosts
spiritualist
noun [C] uk   /-ɪst/ us  
A spiritualist had told her he could give her a message from her dead husband.Souls, spirits and ghosts
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