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Definition of debunk verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



debunk somethingVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they debunk
he / she / it debunks
past simple debunked
-ing form debunking
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to show that an idea, a belief, etc., is false; to show that something is not as good as people think it is His theories have been debunked by recent research.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: debunk