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verb [transitive] bewitch pronunciation in British English /bɪˈwɪtʃ/
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present tense
present participlebewitching
past tensebewitched
past participlebewitched
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  1. 1
    to control someones behaviour with magic
    The old man was convinced that she had bewitched him.
  2. 2
    to make someone strongly attracted to you or interested in you
    a player who bewitches the crowd with his speed and skill

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a bewitching performance


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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