indoctrination


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in·doc·tri·nate

 (ĭn-dŏk′trə-nāt′)
tr.v. in·doc·tri·nat·ed, in·doc·tri·nat·ing, in·doc·tri·nates
1. To instruct in a body of doctrine or principles.
2. To imbue with a partisan or ideological point of view: children who had been indoctrinated against their parents' values.

in·doc′tri·na′tion n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.indoctrination - teaching someone to accept doctrines uncritically
teaching, pedagogy, instruction - the profession of a teacher; "he prepared for teaching while still in college"; "pedagogy is recognized as an important profession"
brainwashing - forcible indoctrination into a new set of attitudes and beliefs
inculcation, ingraining, instilling - teaching or impressing upon the mind by frequent instruction or repetition

indoctrination

noun brainwashing, schooling, training, instruction, drilling, inculcation political indoctrination classes
Translations
تلقين مَذْهَب، غَرْس عَقيدَه
vštěpování ideí
indoktrinering
belenevelés-sulykolás
innræting
vštepovanie myšlienok
aşılamatelkin etme

indoctrination

[ɪnˌdɒktrɪˈneɪʃən] Nadoctrinamiento m

indoctrination

[ɪnˌdɒktrɪˈneɪʃən] nendoctrinement m

indoctrination

indoctrination

[ɪnˌdɒktrɪˈneɪʃn] nindottrinamento

indoctrinate

(inˈdoktrineit) verb
to fill with a certain teaching or set of opinions, beliefs etc. The dictator tried to indoctrinate schoolchildren with the ideals of his party.
inˌdoctriˈnation noun
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The experience of religious indoctrination and the level of conversion is more complex than Saeger implies, and the author does not avail himself of other studies that explore these issues.
In today's environment, most law enforcement personnel receive normal ethics training as part of their indoctrination into the formal code of conduct.
There must be a rethink at all levels about these moves to extend the indoctrination of children in our schools, or we may face a future where Britain is divided into 'no-go' zones.
This has been a fast indoctrination into MTMC," said Sgt.
I charge teachers with the crime of indoctrination.
Often the organization uses part of the money for religious education and indoctrination of its members.
Unique badging, escort, segregated work area, security indoctrination schemes, and other measures shall be included, as appropriate (NISPOM Paragraph 2-310).
Out of these truths and an obligatory need to resist indoctrination and to instigate change, Walker, an internationally recognized (and controversial) novelist, essayist, poet, and short fiction writer, becomes Walker an activist.
Allowing the corporate group to supply their own lifeguard may not be sufficient, as that person would not have been through a staff indoctrination, emergency procedure orientation, or skill assessment test.
The 26 new employees have already gone through initial training and indoctrination in everything from how to greet people as they enter each PC Laptops store to company policies on customer service and support.
MALC Graham (Letters, Jan 3) asserts that belief in a religion is the result of indoctrination but indoctrination would turn a person away from religion, not towards it.
In an interview with the Times Educational Supplement (TES), Prof Roberts, who has presented a number of BBC programmes including The Incredible Human Journey and Origins of Us, said: "There should be regulation that prevents all schools, not just state schools, from teaching creationism because it is indoctrination, it is planting ideas into children's heads.