Definition of wizardry in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈwɪzədri/


[mass noun]
1The art or practice of magic: Merlin used his powers of wizardry for good
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  • If there was a school for witchcraft and wizardry, I'd sign up in a heartbeat.
  • Mr. Wizard was arrested for practicing wizardry, a crime worthy of certain damnation in most parts.
  • It is a place that is full of spells and curses, where powerful charms work their magic, and everything is witchcraft and wizardry.
2Great skill in a particular area of activity: Pless’s wizardry with a bat
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  • This took no technical wizardry or hacking skills.
  • The character he ends up creating is charming but bland, like the film itself, despite the technical wizardry involved in its creation.
  • As the Modern Industrial Age is superseded by the Electronic Information age, wizardry will flourish and scientists will be relegated to the role of technicians.
2.1Very impressive or ingenious technology or devices: the car is full of hi-tech wizardry
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  • Compared to the hi-tech wizardry, and incomprehensibility, of many of today's multi-million pound car commercials, it sounds a little twee.
  • Robot Marketer Robert Doornick uses hi-tech wizardry to warm consumers to his Fortune 500 clients
  • It might be a little scary but it is also full of technical wizardry that creates some hauntingly weird images.

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