conjuration

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English conjuracioun, from Old French conjuracion, from Latin coniuration-, stem of coniuratio (a swearing together, a conspiracy)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌkʌnd͡ʒəˈɹeɪʃən/, /ˌkɒnd͡ʒəˈɹeɪʃən/
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Noun[edit]

conjuration (countable and uncountable, plural conjurations)

  1. Conjuring, legerdemain or magic.
    • 1827, Henry Hallam, The Constitutional History of England
      Pretended conjurations and prophecies of that event.
  2. A magic trick.
  3. (obsolete) The act of calling or summoning by a sacred name, or in solemn manner, or binding by an oath; an earnest entreaty; adjuration.
  4. (obsolete) A league for a criminal purpose; conspiracy.

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