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feng shui

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Pronunciation: /ˌfɛŋ ˈʃuːi
 
, ˌfʌŋ ˈʃweɪ/

Definition of feng shui in English:

noun

[mass noun]
(In Chinese thought) a system of laws considered to govern spatial arrangement and orientation in relation to the flow of energy (chi), and whose favourable or unfavourable effects are taken into account when siting and designing buildings.
Example sentences
  • And the Getty Museum not only isn't arranged by feng shui, they've never even heard of it.
  • Kanyu is the essence of feng shui; feng shui without kanyu is like a body without a spirit.
  • Next you'll be running courses on astrology, dowsing and feng shui.

Origin

Chinese, from fēng 'wind' and shuǐ 'water'.

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