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indoctrinate

  
  ( indoctrinates    3rd person present)   ( indoctrinating    present participle)   ( indoctrinated    past tense & past participle  ) If people are indoctrinated, they are taught a particular belief with the aim that they will reject other beliefs.      verb  
  (disapproval)   
(=brainwash)  
They have been completely indoctrinated...      be V-ed  
I wouldn't say that she was trying to indoctrinate us.      V n  
  indoctrination      n-uncount  
...political indoctrination classes.     
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indoctrinate

  
  
brainwash, drill, ground, imbue, initiate, instruct, school, teach, train  

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