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reeducate

or re-ed路u路cate

[ ree-ej-oo-keyt ]
/ ri藞蓻d蕭 蕣藢ke瑟t /
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verb (used with object), re路ed路u路cat路ed, re路ed路u路cat路ing.
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.
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Origin of reeducate

First recorded in 1800鈥10; re- + educate

OTHER WORDS FROM reeducate

re路ed路u路ca路tion, nounre路ed路u路ca路tive, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 漏 Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use reeducate in a sentence

  • 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
  • And I remembered Krebs's words鈥攖hat we must "reeducate ourselves."

    A Far Country, Complete|Winston Churchill

British Dictionary definitions for reeducate

re-educate

verb (tr)
to teach or show (someone) something new or in a different way

Derived forms of re-educate

re-education, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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