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inculcateverb [T]

 us   /ɪnˈkʌlˌkeɪt, ˈɪn·kʌl-/ fml
to ​cause someone to have ​particularbeliefs or ​values by ​repeating them ​frequently: The ​goal is to inculcate in ​students a ​tolerance for ​people of other ​religions and ​races.
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inculcateverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈɪŋ.kʌl.keɪt/ formal
inculcation
noun [U] uk   us   /ˌɪŋ.kʌlˈkeɪ.ʃən/
(Definition of inculcate from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “inculcate”
in Chinese (Simplified) 反复灌输, 谆谆教诲…
in Chinese (Traditional) 反覆灌輸, 諄諄教誨…
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