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indoctrinate

verb

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to cause to acquire knowledge or skill in some field
  • indoctrinated children in proper safety procedures

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“Indoctrinate.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/indoctrinate. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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