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noun [countable/uncountable]     weather strip pronunciation in British English
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singularweather strip
pluralweather strips
  1. a thin piece of material such as plastic that is placed around the sides of a door or window to prevent cold air from coming in

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verb [transitive]
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present tense
present participleweatherstripping
past tenseweatherstripped
past participleweatherstripped


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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