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superstition

noun [C or U] uk   /ˌsuː.pəˈstɪʃ.ən/ us    /-pɚ-/
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. I don't believe in the old superstition that the number 13 is unlucky.
Translations of “superstition”
in Korean 미신…
in Arabic خُرافة…
in French superstition…
in Turkish batıl inanç/itikat, boş inanç…
in Italian superstizione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 迷信…
in Russian суеверие…
in Polish przesąd…
in Spanish superstición…
in Portuguese superstição…
in German der Aberglaube…
in Catalan superstició…
in Japanese 迷信…
in Chinese (Simplified) 迷信…
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