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Definition of pervert verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they pervert
    he / she / it perverts
    past simple perverted
    -ing form perverting
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  1. 1pervert something to change a system, process, etc. in a bad way so that it is not what it used to be or what it should be Some scientific discoveries have been perverted to create weapons of destruction.
  2. 2pervert somebody/something to affect someone in a way that makes them act or think in an immoral or unacceptable way synonym corrupt Some people believe that television can pervert the minds of children.
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