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Definition of magnetism noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1a physical property (= characteristic) of some metals such as iron, produced by electric currents, that causes forces between objects, either pulling them toward each other or pushing them apart
  2. 2the qualities of something, especially a person's character, that people find powerful and attractive She exudes sexual magnetism.
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