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hypnotize

verb [T] ( also UK -ise)
 
 
/ˈhɪpnətaɪz/
to place someone in a mental state like sleep, in which their thoughts can be easily influencedAlternative and traditional therapiesLosing consciousness
hypnotist noun [C] someone who hypnotizes peopleOccupations and tradesAlternative and traditional therapiesLosing consciousness hypnotism
 
 
/ˈhɪpnətɪzəm/ noun [U]
the activity of hypnotizing peopleAlternative and traditional therapiesLosing consciousness
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