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“déjà vu” in British English

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déjà vunoun [ U ]

uk /ˌdeɪ.ʒɑː ˈvuː/ us /ˌdeɪ.ʒɑː ˈvuː/

the strange feeling that in some way you have already experienced what is happening now:

When I met her, I had a strange feeling of déjà vu.
disapproving The movie has a strong sense of déjà vu about it (= is similar to other movies and does not contain new ideas).

(Definition of “déjà vu” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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déjà vunoun [ U ]

us /ˌdeɪ·ʒɑˈvu/

the strange feeling that in some way you have already experienced what is happening now

(Definition of “déjà vu” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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