Meaning of “pervert” in the English Dictionary

"pervert" in British English

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

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pervertverb [ T ]

us /pərˈvɜrt/

pervert verb [ T ] (CHANGE)

to change something from its correct use or original purpose:

These journalists are perverting the news.
The will of the people is being perverted by their elected representatives.

pervertnoun [ C ]

us /ˈpɜr·vərt/

(Definition of “pervert” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)