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English definition of “inculcate”

inculcate

verb [T]     /ˈɪŋ.kʌl.keɪt/ formal
to fix beliefs or ideas in someone's mind , especially by repeating them often: Our coach has worked hard to inculcate a team spirit in/into the players .Teaching in generalSaying againSaying and uttering inculcation     /ˌɪŋ.kʌlˈkeɪ.ʃən/ noun [U] Teaching in generalSaying againSaying and uttering
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