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verb [transitive]     regurgitate pronunciation in British English
Word Forms
present tense
present participleregurgitating
past tenseregurgitated
past participleregurgitated
  1. 1
    biology to bring food up from your stomach back into your mouth
  2. 2
    formal to repeat facts or ideas that you have heard or learnt without understanding them or thinking about them for yourself

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     regurgitation pronunciation in British English
/rɪˌɡɜːdʒɪˈteɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [uncountable]


to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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