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perturbed

view main entry for perturbed adjective  /pərˈtɜrbd/
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derived words

perturbperturbsperturbingperturbedperturbed

  verb [transitive]
British English pronunciation: perturbClick to listen to the pronunciation of perturb

perturbationperturbations

  /ˌpɜrtərˈbeɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [countable/uncountable]
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