Translation of "superstition" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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superstitionnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˌsuː.pəˈstɪʃ.ən/ us /ˌsuː.pɚˈstɪʃ.ən/

belief that is not based on human reason or scientific knowledge, but is connected with old ideas about magic, etc.

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。

(Translation of “superstition” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)