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Definition of perversion noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    [uncountable, countable]
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  1. 1behavior that most people think is not normal or acceptable, especially when it is connected with sex; an example of this type of behavior sexual perversion
  2. 2the act of changing something that is good or right into something that is bad or wrong; the result of this the perversion of justice Her account was a perversion of the truth.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: perversion