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British English: /ˈmadʒɪk/
American English: /ˈmædʒɪk/

Translation of magic in German:


  • 1
    (witchcraft) (literal or figurative)
    Magie, die
    do magic as if by magic
    wie durch Zauberei
    black/white magic work like magic
    wie ein Wunder wirken
    like magic
  • 2
    (conjuring tricks)
    make something appear/disappear by magic
    etwas herbei-/wegzaubern
  • 3 [figurative]
    (charm, enchantment)
    Zauber, der


  • 1 (of magic)
    (Eigenschaft, Kraft)
    (resembling magic)
    (used in magic)
    (spruch, -trank, -wort, -bann)
    cast a magic spell on somebody
    jemanden verzaubern
  • 2 [figurative]
    (producing surprising results)

transitive verb -ck-

  • magic something/somebody away (Zauberspruch)
    etwas/jemanden verschwinden lassen
    etwas/jemanden wegzaubern

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