inculcation

[in-kuhl-key-shuhn]
noun
the act of inculcating, or teaching or influencing persistently and repeatedly so as to implant or instill an idea, theory, attitude, etc.
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inculcate (ˈɪnkʌlˌkeɪt, ɪnˈkʌlkeɪt)
 
vb
(tr) to instil by forceful or insistent repetition
 
[C16: from Latin inculcāre to tread upon, ram down, from in-² + calcāre to trample, from calx heel]
 
incul'cation
 
n
 
'inculcator
 
n

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Example sentences
The public perceives this intellectual suppression, which is a form of attempted brainwashing and socialist inculcation.
The rationale of the values inculcation approach is to instill certain desirable and prechosen values in students.
The inculcation of teamwork and inter-agency cooperation will serve to make problem solving and decision making employees.
Design clinics represent one means of achieving such inculcation of values among students.
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