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verb [transitive] charm pronunciation in American English /tʃɑrm/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theycharm
he/she/itcharms
present participlecharming
past tensecharmed
past participlecharmed
  1. 1
    to give someone pleasure or enjoyment

    The children clearly charmed the audience with their enthusiastic singing.

    She was charmed by Henry's thoughtfulness.

  2. 2
    to deliberately make someone like you so that they do what you want them to do

    He was able to charm my mother into helping him financially.

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