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brainwashverb [T]

 us   /ˈbreɪnˌwɑʃ, -ˌwɔʃ/
to make people believe only what you want them to believe by continually telling them that it is true and preventing any other information from reaching them: Could it be that we’re brainwashed to accept these things?
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brainwashverb [T]

uk   /ˈbreɪn.wɒʃ/  us   /ˈbreɪn.wɑːʃ/ disapproving
to make someone believe something by repeatedly telling them that it is true and preventing any other information from reaching them : Their government is trying to brainwash them into thinking that war cannot be avoided.
brainwashing
noun [U] uk   /ˈbreɪn.wɒʃ.ɪŋ/  us   /ˈbreɪn.wɑː.ʃɪŋ/
Many people thought the sect was guilty of brainwashing.
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Translations of “brainwash”
in Chinese (Simplified) 对…洗脑, 向…强行灌输…
in Turkish beyin yıkamak…
in Russian промывать мозги…
in Chinese (Traditional) 對…洗腦, 向…強行灌輸…
in Polish robić wodę z mózgu…
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