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noun [countable]     churn pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    a container in which milk or cream is mixed to make butter
  2. 2
    British a milk churn
  3. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    with reference to voters, switching of support for political parties

    Such a high level of voter churn is unusual, especially given it is not very long since the last general election.

    Submitted by Mark Dobson from Italy on 31/05/2017
  4. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    rapid and continuing movement and change

    Teachers say the real problem is not language but the churn of children in and out.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 27/03/2015


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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