attraction

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[English Word] attraction
[English Plural] attractions
[Swahili Word] hawa
[Swahili Plural] hawa
[Part of Speech] noun
[Class] 9/10
[Derived Language] Arabic
[Swahili Example] hawa ya moyo
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[English Word] attraction
[English Plural] attractions
[Swahili Word] kishawishi
[Swahili Plural] vishawishi
[Part of Speech] noun
[Class] 7/8
[Derived Language] Arabic
[Related Words] -shawishi
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[English Word] attraction
[Swahili Word] kishushi
[Swahili Plural] vishawisihi
[Part of Speech] noun
[Derived Word] shawishi V
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[English Word] attraction
[Swahili Word] mvuto
[Swahili Plural] mivuto
[Part of Speech] noun
[Class] 3/4
[Swahili Example] yeye huwa makini na mwenye mvuto mkubwa kwenye mavazi ya hao wachezaji [Muk]
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[English Word] attraction
[Swahili Word] uvuto
[Part of Speech] noun
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[English Word] mutual attraction
[Swahili Word] uvutano
[Part of Speech] noun
[Class] 14
[Derived Word] vuta V
[Swahili Example] nguvu ya uvutano
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English-Swahili dictionary. 2013.

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  • attraction — [ atraksjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1638; atration 1265; lat. attractio, de attrahere « tirer à soi » I ♦ Action d attirer; force qui attire. 1 ♦ (1688) Sc. Force qui attire les corps matériels entre eux. ⇒ gravitation. Loi de l attraction universelle (loi de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Attraction — At*trac tion, n. [L. attractio: cf. F. attraction.] 1. (Physics) An invisible power in a body by which it draws anything to itself; the power in nature acting mutually between bodies or ultimate particles, tending to draw them together, or to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • attraction — attraction, affinity, sympathy are comparable when they denote the relationship between persons or things that are involuntarily or naturally drawn together and exert, to some degree, an influence over each other. Attraction implies the… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • attraction — Attraction. s. f. v. Action de ce qui attire. L attraction du fer par l aimant. quelle est la cause de cette attraction? cet onguent a fait une grande attraction …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • attraction — UK US /əˈtrækʃən/ noun [C] ► something that people come to see because they are interested in it: »The historic centre is one of the major visitor attractions of the city. → See also TOURIST ATTRACTION(Cf. ↑tourist attraction) …   Financial and business terms

  • attraction — ATTRACTION. s. f. Action d attirer, ou état de ce qui est attiré. L attraction du fer par l aimant. L attraction Neutonienne …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • attraction — late 14c., from Fr. attraction, from L. attractionem (nom. attractio) a drawing together, noun of action from pp. stem of attrahere (see ATTRACT (Cf. attract)). Originally a medical word, absorption by the body; meaning action of drawing to is… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Attraction — (v. lat.), 1) A. u. Attractionskraft (Phys.), Anziehung u. Anziehungskraft, s.d. Daher Attractionisten, Anhänger der Newtonschen Meinung, daß die Himmelskörper durch eine gegenseitige Anziehung getrieben werden; im Gegensatz derer, welche… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Attraction — Attraction, Anziehung, findet man in jeder Erscheinung der Körperwelt, wo Körper mit einer gewissen Kraft an einander gehalten werden. So spricht man auch von einer Anziehung der Himmelskörper unter einander, vermöge deren sie stets in gehörigen… …   Damen Conversations Lexikon

  • attraction — index affinity (regard), chain (nexus), decoy, desire, favor (partiality), incentive …   Law dictionary

  • attraction — [n] ability to draw attention; something that draws attention allure, allurement, appeal, attractiveness, bait, captivation, charm, chemistry, come on*, courting, draw, drawing power, enchantment, endearment, enthrallment, enticement, fascination …   New thesaurus

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