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English definition of “inculcate”

inculcate

verb [T] uk   /ˈɪŋ.kʌl.keɪt/ formal us  
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
noun [U] uk   /ˌɪŋ.kʌlˈkeɪ.ʃən/ us  
Teaching in generalSaying againSaying and uttering
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