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Many teenagers still believe myths about sex and pregnancy.
There's a popular myth that you can't be struck by lightning twice.
He has helped to dispel the myth that men do not care about their appearance.
Our program must not perpetuate myths or reinforce stereotypes.
This is the American English definition of myth. View British English definition of myth.
a room in a church used for storing things
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