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reeducate

[ree-ej-oo-keyt] /riˈɛdʒ ʊˌkeɪt/
verb (used with object), reeducated, reeducating.
1.
to educate again, as for new purposes.
2.
to educate for resumption of normal activities, as a disabled person.
3.
to rehabilitate or reform through education, training, political indoctrination, etc.
Also, re-educate.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10; re- + educate
Related forms
reeducation, noun
reeducative, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for re-educate

re-educate

verb (transitive)
1.
to teach or show (someone) something new or in a different way
Derived Forms
re-education, noun
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Word Origin and History for re-educate
v.

also reeducate, 1808, from re- + educate. Related: Re-educated; re-educating.

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