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verb [transitive] distort pronunciation in American English /dɪˈstɔrt/
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present tense
I/you/we/theydistort
he/she/itdistorts
present participledistorting
past tensedistorted
past participledistorted
  1. 1
    to change something such as information so that it is no longer true or accurate

    The paper was accused of distorting the truth.

  2. 2
    to change the way that something looks, sounds, or behaves so that it becomes strange or difficult to recognize

    Electronic faults can distort the radio signal.

    Her face was distorted with pain.

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