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deprogram

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verb de·pro·gram \(ˌ)dē-ˈprō-ˌgram, -grəm\

Definition of deprogram

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to dissuade or try to dissuade from strongly held convictions (as religious beliefs) or a firmly established or innate behavior <the necessity of countering propaganda and deprogramming the indoctrinated — Toni Cade Bambara>

de·pro·gram·mer play \-mər\ noun



Medical Dictionary

deprogram

transitive verb de·pro·gram

Medical Definition of deprogram

de·pro·grammed also de·pro·gramedde·pro·gramming also de·pro·graming

  1. :  to dissuade or try to dissuade from strongly held convictions (as of a religious nature) or a firmly established or innate behavior pattern <the necessity of countering propaganda and deprogramming the indoctrinated—Toni Cade Bambara>



Variants of deprogram

or chiefly British de·pro·gramme \(ˌ)dē-ˈprō-ˌgram, -grəm\

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