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noun fascination pronunciation in British English /ˌfæsɪˈneɪʃ(ə)n/
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  1. 1
    [singular/uncountable] the power to interest or attract people very strongly
    The idealism of the 1960s continues to exert a fascination.
    have/hold a fascination for someone: The place had held a strange fascination for her ever since.
  2. 2
    [singular/uncountable] the state of being very interested in something or attracted by something
    fascination with: the country’s fascination with Western culture
    fascination for: He had a childish fascination for battles and revolutions.
    in/with fascination: She watched in fascination as he sketched.


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