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English definition of “drill”

drill

verb (PRACTISE)    /drɪl/
[I or T] to practise something, especially military exercises, or to make someone do this: We watched the soldiers drilling on the parade ground.Repeating an actionMilitary training and ceremonies [T usually + adv/prep] to tell someone something repeatedly to make them remember it: It was drilled into us at an early age that we should always say "please" and "thank you". He drilled the children in what they should say.Saying againSaying and uttering
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