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pervertverb [T]

uk   /pəˈvɜːt/  us   /pɚˈvɝːt/ disapproving
to change something so that it is not what it was or should be, or to influence someone in a harmful way: Her ideas have been shamelessly perverted to serve the president's propaganda campaign. The history teacher tried to pervert (= persuade into unacceptable sexual activity) the boys by showing them pornographic magazines.pervert the course of justice to act illegally to avoid punishment or to get the wrong person punished: The two police officers were charged with perverting the course of justice by fabricating evidence in the trial.

pervertnoun [C]

uk   /ˈpɜː.vɜːt/  us   /ˈpɝː.vɜːrt/ disapproving (UK informal perv)
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