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distortverb [T]

uk   /dɪˈstɔːt/  us   /-ˈstɔːrt/
C1 to change something from its usual, original, natural, or intended meaning, condition, or shape: My original statement has been completely distorted by the media.
distortion
noun [C or U] uk   /-ˈstɔː.ʃən/  us   /-ˈstɔːr-/
a gross distortion of the facts
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