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Definition of hypnotism noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

hypnotism

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈhɪpnətɪzəm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhɪpnətɪzəm//
 
(also hypnosis) [uncountable]
 
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the practice of hypnotizing a person (= putting them into an unconscious state)
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: hypnotism