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noun attraction pronunciation in British English /əˈtrækʃ(ə)n/
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  1. 1
    [countable] somewhere or something you can visit that is interesting or enjoyable
    The town’s most popular attraction is the Marine Science Museum.
    The plane is the main attraction at this weekend’s air show.
  2. 2
    [countable/uncountable] a reason for liking something or for being interested in it
    One of the car’s main attractions is its low price.
  3. 3
    [singular/uncountable] the feeling of liking someone, especially in a sexual way
    You could sense the undeniable attraction between them.
  4. 4
    [countable/uncountable] physics a force such as gravity that pulls or keeps things together
    electrical attraction between atoms


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