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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
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