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Definition of fascinate verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[transitive, intransitive] fascinate (somebody)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they fascinate
he / she / it fascinates
past simple fascinated
-ing form fascinating
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to attract or interest someone very much China has always fascinated me. It was a question that had fascinated him since he was a boy. The private lives of movie stars never fail to fascinate.
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