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English definition of “perversion”

perversion

noun [C or U]     /pəˈvɜː.ʒən/ US  /pɚˈvɝː-/ disapproving
sexual behaviour that is considered strange and unpleasant by most people: The novels of the Marquis de Sade deal with sexual perversion.Sexual activity in generalPhysical and sexual assault and abduction the changing of something so that it is not what it was or should be: His testimony was clearly a perversion of the truth.Change and changes
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