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Definition of disabuse verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

disabuse

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˌdɪsəˈbjuːz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdɪsəˈbjuːz//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they disabuse
BrE BrE//ˌdɪsəˈbjuːz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdɪsəˈbjuːz//
 
he / she / it disabuses
BrE BrE//ˌdɪsəˈbjuːzɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdɪsəˈbjuːzɪz//
 
past simple disabused
BrE BrE//ˌdɪsəˈbjuːzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdɪsəˈbjuːzd//
 
past participle disabused
BrE BrE//ˌdɪsəˈbjuːzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdɪsəˈbjuːzd//
 
-ing form disabusing
BrE BrE//ˌdɪsəˈbjuːzɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdɪsəˈbjuːzɪŋ//
 
 
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disabuse somebody (of something) (formal) to tell somebody that what they think is true is, in fact, not true
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: disabuse