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re·ed·u·cate

also re-ed·u·cate (rē-ĕj′ə-kāt′)
tr.v. re·ed·u·cat·ed, re·ed·u·cat·ing, re·ed·u·cates also re-ed·u·cat·ed or re-ed·u·cat·ing or re-ed·u·cates
1. To instruct again, especially in order to change someone's behavior or beliefs.
2. To retrain (a person) to function effectively; rehabilitate.

re·ed′u·ca′tion n.

re•ed•u•cate

(riˈɛdʒ ʊˌkeɪt)

v.t. -cat•ed, -cat•ing.
1. to educate again, as for new purposes.
2. to educate or train for resumption of normal activities, as a disabled person.
[1800–10]
re•ed`u•ca′tion, n.
re•ed′u•ca`tive, adj.
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Our aim is to reeducate the people in lessening traffic congestion and air pollution by using bicycles and by commuting instead on foot, the official added.
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This article can really help get the word out to people who are already concerned about what they can do, but the feds should do a mass-market campaign to reeducate people.
Our yearly expo offers wholesalers the opportunity to prepare for the SHOT Show; manufacturers to introduce innovative new products and fine-tune existing products and programs from valuable feedback they receive; and reps to familiarize themselves with new products and reeducate themselves about existing lines to gear up for retailer visits in the coming season," said Wayne Smith, NASGW president.