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the powers of darkness

noun [plural] uk   us  
evil spiritual forces: Throughout the play, Macbeth struggles with the powers of darkness.
Translations of “the powers of darkness”
in Chinese (Traditional) 邪惡魔力, 黑暗勢力…
in Chinese (Simplified) 邪恶魔力, 黑暗势力…
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