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phantom

Pronunciation: /ˈfæntəm/

Translation of phantom in Spanish:

noun/nombre

[literary/literario]
  • 1.1 (ghost) fantasma (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Four fearless women are preparing to spend the night in the company of ghosts, ghouls and phantoms to raise money for the Abbeyfield care home where they work.
    • Then, in a room filled with Halloween images of ghosts and phantoms, Duncan Smith got his chance to show his hidden talents - at the pool table.
    • It is like a medieval, deserted castle that is full of phantoms and ghosts, and this makes you feel sick - you just want to run away, far from these cold, scary walls.
    1.2 (unreal thing) a phantom of the mind una fantasía

adjective/adjetivo

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