make (a) nonsense of

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Definition of make (a) nonsense of

British
: to cause (something) to no longer be effective : to take away the value or usefulness of (something) The lack of guards makes a nonsense of the security checkpoint.

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“Make (a) nonsense of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/make%20%28a%29%20nonsense%20of. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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