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discredit

verb [T]  /dɪsˈkred·ɪt/ us  
to give people reason to stop believing someone or to doubt the truth of something: The old Soviet economic model has been thoroughly discredited. It’s the job of the defense to discredit prosecution witnesses.
discredit
noun [U]  /dɪsˈkred·ɪt/ us  
fml He’s brought discredit on himself.
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