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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English magicien, from Middle French magicien.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /məˈdʒɪʃən/
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  • Hyphenation: ma‧gi‧cian
  • Rhymes: -ɪʃən

NounEdit

magician (plural magicians)

  1. A person who plays with or practices allegedly supernatural magic.
  2. A spiritualist or practitioner of mystic arts (often derogatory).
    • 2014 June 21, “Magician’s brain”, in The Economist, volume 411, number 8892:
      The truth is that [Isaac] Newton was very much a product of his time. The colossus of science was not the first king of reason, Keynes wrote after reading Newton’s unpublished manuscripts. Instead “he was the last of the magicians”.
  3. A performer of tricks or an escapologist or an illusionist.
  4. An amazingly talented craftsman or scientist.
  5. A person who astounds; an enigma.

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RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French magicien.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ma.d͡ʒi.t͡ʃiˈan/

NounEdit

magician m (plural magicieni, feminine equivalent magiciană)

  1. magician
  2. (figuratively) a whizz, magician

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