• The tendency to attract.
  • The feeling of being attracted.
  • An event, location, or business that has a tendency to draw interest from visitors, and in many cases, local residents.
  • The sacrifice of pieces in order to expose the enemy king.
  • An error in language production that incorrectly extends a feature from one word in a sentence to another, e.g. when a verb agrees with a noun other than its subject.


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  • From Middle English attraccioun, from Old French attraction, from Latin attractio from past participle of attrahō (= ad + trahō), equivalent to attract + -ion

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