indoctrinate Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"indoctrinate" in British English

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indoctrinateverb [T]

uk   /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 ingreenideology. They have been indoctrinated by ​television to ​believe that ​violence is ​normal.
indoctrination
noun [U] uk   /ɪnˌdɒk.trɪˈneɪ.ʃən/  us   /-ˌdɑːk-/
religious/​political/​ideological indoctrination
(Definition of indoctrinate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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indoctrinateverb [T]

 us   /ɪnˈdɑk·trəˌneɪt/ esp. disapproving
to ​persuade someone to ​accept an ​idea by ​repeating it and ​showing it to be ​true: They ​claimed the ​teacher was ​trying to indoctrinate his ​students with ​ideas that were not ​democratic.
(Definition of indoctrinate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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