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English definition of “indoctrinate”

indoctrinate

verb [T]     /ɪnˈdɒk.trɪ.neɪt/ US  /-ˈdɑːk-/ disapproving
to often repeat an idea or belief to someone in order to persuade them to accept it: Some parents were critical of attempts to indoctrinate children in green ideology . They have been indoctrinated by television to believe that violence is normal .Saying againSaying and uttering indoctrination     /ɪnˌdɒk.trɪˈneɪ.ʃən/ US  /-ˌdɑːk-/ noun [U] religious / political / ideological indoctrinationSaying againSaying and uttering
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