Debunk - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌdiːˈbʌŋk|  American pronunciation of the word debunk
Brit.  |diːˈbʌŋk|  British pronunciation of the word debunk

verb

- expose while ridiculing; especially of pretentious or false claims and ideas(syn: expose)

The physicist debunked the psychic's claims

Examples

The article debunks the notion that life exists on Mars.

The results of the study debunk his theory.

The physicist debunked the psychic's claims

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: debunk
he/she/it: debunks
present participle: debunking
past tense: debunked
past participle: debunked
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