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[uh-kuhl-tiz-uh m] /əˈkʌl tɪz əm/

belief in the existence of secret, mysterious, or supernatural agencies.
the study or practice of arts.
belief in and the study and practice of magic, astrology, etc

1870, from occult + -ism. Related: Occultist.


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