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English definition of “skew”

skew

verb [T]     /skjuː/
to cause something to be not straight or exact; to twist or distort: The company's results for this year are skewed because not all our customers have paid their bills.Bending, twisting and curvingSlanting, sloping, leaning, tiltingLies, lying and hypocrisyDishonest people
(Definition of skew verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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