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charmed

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Pronunciation: /tʃɑːmd
 
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Definition of charmed in English:

adjective

1(Of a person’s life or a period of this) unusually lucky or happy as though protected by magic: I felt that I had a charmed life
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  • So why is it that some people seem to live charmed lives, full of lucky breaks and serendipitous chance encounters, while others experience one disaster after another?
  • Is there a guarantee that the highest achievers among you will have charmed lives, with continued success and prosperity?
  • I am a 27 year old gay man and have lead what I believe to be a charmed life; I have been fortunate enough to say I have been in love.
2 Physics (Of a particle) possessing the property charm: a charmed quark
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  • The properties of charmed baryons are complicated but orderly and comprehensible.
  • Charmed hadrons are produced by the interaction of high energy photons with a segmented beryllium oxide target.
  • The professor and his group study the decay of charmed mesons.

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