Meaning of “disabuse” in the English Dictionary

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"disabuse" in British English

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disabuseverb [ T ]

uk /ˌdɪs.əˈbjuːz/ us /ˌdɪs.əˈbjuːz/ formal

to cause someone no longer to have a wrong idea:

He thought that all women liked children, but she soon disabused him of that (idea/notion).

(Definition of “disabuse” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)