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English definition of “distort”

distort

verb [T]    /dɪˈstɔrt/
to change something from its natural or usual shape or condition : Agony distorted his face . There are those who would distort the facts to serve their own political ends . distorted    /dɪˈstɔr·t̬ɪd/ adjective The article presents a distorted view of life in small-town America . distortion    /dɪˈstɔr·ʃən/ noun [C/U] [C] Dole charged his opponent with making deliberate distortions of his record .
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