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or re-educate

[ree-ej-oo-keyt] /riˈɛdʒ ʊˌkeɪt/
verb (used with object), reeducated, reeducating.
to educate again, as for new purposes.
to educate for resumption of normal activities, as a disabled person.
to rehabilitate or reform through education, training, political indoctrination, etc.
Origin of reeducate
First recorded in 1800-10; re- + educate
Related forms
reeducation, noun
reeducative, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The way was smoothed for his doing so by the avoidance of any compulsory scheme of reeducation.

  • Other directorates of the ministry deal with prisons and labor settlements, reeducation of minors, and state archives.

    Area Handbook for Romania

    Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
  • reeducation includes political reorientation, general education, and vocational training.

    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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