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verb [transitive] distort pronunciation in British English /dɪˈstɔː(r)t/
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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.
    The programme presented a distorted picture of her life.
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  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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