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English definition of “unlearn”

unlearn

verb [T] uk   /ʌnˈlɜːn/ us    /-ˈlɝːn/
to make an effort to forget your usual way of doing something so that you can learn a new and sometimes better way: I've had to unlearn the way I played guitar since I started taking formal lessons.Forgetting and forgetfulness
(Definition of unlearn from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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