magic

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Singular
magic

Plural
none

(uncountable)

  1. Magic has to do with making things happen in ways that are not physical, and might be called supernatural.
    The fairy god mother used magic to turn mice into horses.
    The Order of the Golden Dawn claimed to practice Christian magic.
  2. A kind of entertainment that uses tricks to make it look like impossible things have happened.
    He pulled rabbit out of a hat at the magic show, then he cut someone in half and put them back together alive. (He didn't do these things, but made it look like he did; the speaker knows that.)
  3. (figurative) Anything wonderful, beautiful, or very special.
    Love is the greatest magic of all.
    Imagination is part of the magic of childhood.

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