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astrology

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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astrologyas‧trol‧o‧gy /əˈstrɒlədʒi $ əˈstrɑː-/ noun [uncountable]  ROAthe study of the positions and movements of the stars and how they might influence people and eventsastronomyastrological /ˌæstrəˈlɒdʒɪkəl◂ $ -ˈlɑː-/ adjectiveTHESAURUSastrology the study of the positions and movements of the stars and how they might influence people and eventsDo you believe in astrology?The science of astrology has existed for thousands of years.horoscope a description of people’s characters and the things that will happen to them, based on the position of the stars and planets at the time of their birth – especially a description that is printed in a newspaper or magazineI sometimes read my horoscope in the daily paper.My horoscope says that I should be careful about investing money.the signs of the zodiac the twelve signs that you can belong to according to your birth date and the position of the stars then, which some people believe influence our characters and our livesThe carving shows the twelve signs of the zodiac.star sign/sign one of the 12 signs of the zodiacWhat sign are you?My favourite star sign is Aquarius.Aries the first sign of the zodiac, which is represented by a ram. People born between March 21 and April 20 belong to this sign.Taurus the second sign of the zodiac, represented by a bull. People born between April 21 and May 21 belong to this sign.Gemini the third sign of the zodiac, represented by twins. People born between May 22 and June 21 belong to this sign.Cancer the fourth sign of the zodiac, represented by a crab. People born between June 22 and July 23 belong to this sign.Leo the fifth sign of the zodiac, represented by a lion. People born between July 24 and August 23 belong to this sign.Virgo the sixth sign of the zodiac, represented by a young woman. People born between August 24 and September 23 belong to this sign.Libra the seventh sign of the zodiac, represented by a pair of scales. People born between September 24 and October 23 belong to this sign.Scorpio the eighth sign of the zodiac, represented by a scorpion. People born between October 24 and November 22 belong to this sign.Sagittarius the ninth sign of the zodiac, represented by an animal that is half horse and half human, carrying a bow and arrow. People born between November 23 and December 21 belong to this sign.Capricorn the tenth sign of the zodiac, represented by a goat. People born between December 22 and January 20 belong to this sign.Aquarius the 11th sign of the zodiac, represented by a man carrying water. People born between January 21 and February 19 belong to this sign. Pisces the 12th sign of the zodiac, represented by a pair of fish. People born between February 20 and March 20 belong to this sign.
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astrologyRacing expert John Randall phoned a friend on the £1million astrology question on Monday.The tarot reading and astrology were presented by my mage at a fairly down-market level.True, they are playing with great danger, but they may never really experience communion with the evil force behind astrology.And a clear case of life imitating astrology.The use of natural astrology, as it was subsequently called became inseparable from the exercise of political and military power.I was normally not prone to astrological contemplations, but what harm could there be in a little bit of astrology?Pempie wanted to go to the psychiatrist because she's very keen on astrology and sends away for readings.Through astrology one could be forewarned of the exact time of his coming.
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