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superstition

noun [C or U]     /ˌsuː.pəˈstɪʃ.ən/ US  /-pɚ-/
belief which is not based on human reason or scientific knowledge, but is connected with old ideas about magic, etc. 迷信 According to superstition, if you walk under a ladder it brings you bad luck. 按照迷信的说法,从梯子下走过会带来厄运。 I don't believe in the old superstition that the number 13 is unlucky. 我不相信数字13不吉利这样的旧迷信思想。 Religious beliefs and atheistic beliefs
(Definition of superstition from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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