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noun     outing pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    [countable] a short journey that you take for enjoyment

    a pleasant family outing

    an outing to a bowling alley

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  2. 2
    [countable] an occasion when a player or team takes part in a sports competition
  3. 3
    [countable/uncountable] the act of publicly saying that someone, especially a famous person, is gay, when the person did not want this to be known

    the recent outing of a Catholic bishop



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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