• (America, RP) IPA: /əˈtɹækʃən/, [əˈtɹækʃ(ɪ̈)n], [əˈt͡ʃɹækʃ(ɪ̈)n]


  1. The tendency to attract.
    The Moon is held in its orbit by the attraction of the Earth's gravity.
  2. The feeling of being attracted.
    I felt a strange attraction towards the place.
  3. (countable) An event, location, or business that has a tendency to draw interest from visitors, and in many cases, local residents.
    The new mall should be a major attraction.
    Star Tours is a very cool Disney World attraction.
  4. (chess) The sacrifice of pieces in order to expose the enemy king.
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