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One entry found for attract.
Main Entry: atĚtract
Pronunciation: schwa-primarystresstrakt
Function: verb
Etymology: Middle English attracten "attract, cause to adhere," derived from Latin attrahere, literally "to draw near," from at-, ad- "to, toward" and trahere "to draw" --related to ABSTRACT, 1TRACE, 3TRACE
1 : to pull to or toward oneself or itself <a magnet attracts iron>
2 : to draw by appealing to interest or feeling <attract attention>

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