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American English: /ˈspɛlˌbaɪndɪŋ/
British English: /ˈspɛlbʌɪndɪŋ/

Translation of spellbinding in Spanish:


  • (speech/film)
    as an orator he was absolutely spellbinding
    como orador cautivaba al público
    Example sentences
    • The only sound to be heard in the room was George's spellbinding voice.
    • The music swells to a spellbinding apex, wringing every last ounce of emotion out of the song in the process.
    • The most spellbinding moment of the trip came towards the end of the week.

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