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noun 
  1. words or a formula supposed to have magical powers; a magical incantation.
he cast a to cure warts.
  1. a magical effect induced by an incantation or formula.
under a
  1. a relatively short period of time of indeterminate length.
We"re in the midst of a cold .
He had a of bad luck.
  1. (cricket) an uninterrupted series of alternate overs bowled by a single bowler
  2. (horseracing) time off from competition
Translations: 
  • Dutch: betovering
  • French: charme , maléfice (italbrac, for an evil spell)
  • German: kurze Periode , (kurze) Weile , Zeitdauer
verb (spells, spelling, spelled or spelt)
  1. to comprise a word, as the letters "a", "n" and "d" spell "and".
  2. to write or say the letters that form a word or part of a word.
  3. to mean, indicate or signify
This spells trouble.
  1. to work in place of someone else; to relieve.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: invallen voor
  • French: épeler
  • German: buchstabieren
  • Spanish: deletrear
  • Italian: sillabare

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