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English definition of “disabuse”

disabuse

verb [T]     /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).Denying and contradictingDefining and explaining
(Definition of disabuse verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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