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indoctrinate

verb [T] uk   /ɪnˈdɒk.trɪ.neɪt/  us   /-ˈdɑːk-/ disapproving
to often repeat an idea or belief to someone in order to persuade them to accept it: Some parents were critical of attempts to indoctrinate children in green ideology. They have been indoctrinated by television to believe that violence is normal.
indoctrination
noun [U] uk   /ɪnˌdɒk.trɪˈneɪ.ʃən/  us   /-ˌdɑːk-/
religious/political/ideological indoctrination
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