unteach

[ uhn-teech ]
/ ʌnˈtitʃ /

verb (used with object), un·taught, un·teach·ing.

to cause to be forgotten or disbelieved, as by contrary teaching.
to cause to forget or disbelieve something previously taught.

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Origin of unteach

First recorded in 1525–35; un-2 + teach
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unteach
/ (ʌnˈtiːtʃ) /

verb -teaches, -teaching or -taught (tr) rare

to cause to disbelieve (teaching)
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