unteach

verb
un·​teach | \ ˌən-ˈtēch How to pronounce unteach (audio) \
untaught\ ˌən-​ˈtȯt How to pronounce unteach (audio) \; unteaching

Definition of unteach

transitive verb

1 : to cause to unlearn something
2 : to teach the contrary of unteach bad habits

First Known Use of unteach

1532, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Unteach.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unteach. Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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