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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
Translations of “indoctrinate”
in Spanish adoctrinar, inculcar…
in French endoctriner, inculquer (qqch. à qqn)…
in German einprägen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 向…灌輸…
in Russian внушать (идеи и т. д.)…
in Turkish beyin yıkamak, telkin etmek, (fikir) aşılamak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 向…灌输…
in Polish indoktrynować…
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