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[in-kuhl-key-shuh n] /ˌɪn kʌlˈkeɪ ʃən/
the act of inculcating, or teaching or influencing persistently and repeatedly so as to implant or instill an idea, theory, attitude, etc. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • 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.
  • The effects of this systematic inculcation of fear and intimidation are profound and lasting.
Word Origin and History for inculcation

1550s, from Late Latin inculcationem (nominative inculcatio), noun of action from past participle stem of inculcare (see inculcate).

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