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English definition of “dispel”

dispel

verb [T]     /dɪˈspel/ (present participle dispelling, past tense and past participle dispelled)
to get rid of a feeling , thought , or belief : He appeared on TV to dispel rumours that he was dying .Removing and getting rid of thingsTaking things away from someone or somewhere
(Definition of dispel verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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