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in·doc·tri·nate

indoctrinate

 
pronunciation:
ihn dak trih neIt
features:
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: indoctrinates, indoctrinating, indoctrinated
definition 1: to instruct in a particular set of ideas or beliefs.
The pamphlets are used to indoctrinate the populace as to the aims of the government.
 
definition 2: to cause to accept a particular doctrine or viewpoint.
The followers are indoctrinated so that they do not question the leader.
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derivations: indoctrination (n.), indoctrinator (n.)
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