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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
Translations of “superstition”
in Spanish superstición…
in Arabic خُرافة…
in Korean 미신…
in Portuguese superstição…
in French superstition…
in German der Aberglaube…
in Catalan superstició…
in Japanese 迷信…
in Russian суеверие…
in Chinese (Traditional) 迷信…
in Italian superstizione…
in Turkish batıl inanç/itikat, boş inanç…
in Polish przesąd…
(Definition of superstition from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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