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indoctrinate


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Indoctrinate  \In*doc"tri*nate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p. 
  {Indoctrinated};  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Indoctrinating}.]  [Pref. 
  in-  in  +  L.  doctrina  doctrine:  cf  F.  endoctriner.] 
  To  instruct  in  the  rudiments  or  principles  of  learning,  or  of 
  a  branch  of  learning;  to  imbue  with  learning;  to  instruct  in 
  or  imbue  with  principles  or  doctrines;  to  teach;  --  often 
  followed  by  in 
 
  A  master  that  .  .  .  took  much  delight  in  indoctrinating 
  his  young,  unexperienced  favorite.  --Clarendon. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  indoctrinate 
  v  :  teach  doctrines  to  teach  uncritically;  "The  Moonies 
  indoctrinate  their  disciples" 




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