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reeducate

or re-educate

[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.
Origin of reeducate
1800-1810
First recorded in 1800-10; re- + educate
Related forms
reeducation, noun
reeducative, adjective
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  • And I remembered Krebs's words—that we must "reeducate ourselves."

    A Far Country, Complete Winston Churchill
  • According to the regulations, the primary responsibilities of prison administrators are to rehabilitate and to reeducate inmates.

    Area Handbook for Bulgaria

    Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole

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