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English definition of “brainwash”

brainwash

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈbreɪnwɒʃ/
to make someone believe something by telling them that it is true many times: [+ into + doing sth] Advertising often brainwashes people into buying things they do not really need.Urging and persuadingCausing somebody to act
brainwashing noun [U]
(Definition of brainwash from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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