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incantation

noun [C or U] uk   us   /ˌɪn.kænˈteɪ.ʃən/
(the performance of) words that are believed to have a magical effect when spoken or sung: Around the fire, tribal elders chanted incantations.
Translations of “incantation”
in Vietnamese câu thần chú…
in Spanish sortilegio, encantamiento…
in Thai คาถา…
in Malaysian membaca mantera…
in French incantation…
in German die Beschwörung…
in Chinese (Traditional) 咒語, 唸咒…
in Indonesian mantera…
in Chinese (Simplified) 咒语, 念咒…
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