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voodoonoun [U]

 us   /ˈvud·u/
a ​religioninvolvingmagic that ​began in Africa and ​developed in Haiti
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"voodoo" in British English

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voodoonoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈvuː.duː/
a ​type of ​religioninvolvingmagic and the ​worship of ​spirits (= ​people who cannot be ​seen), ​especiallycommon in Haiti informal badluck: They ​felt as if there was some ​sort of voodoo on the ​band, because everything just went ​wrong.
(Definition of voodoo from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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