reeducate

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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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Make sure you have a few days a month where you eat exactly what you like - you must have learned during your diet that what you put in your body really counts and you're now reeducated in healthy diet and nutrition.
Not only will plan documents need to be revised, the cost of a ruling must be added, all employee communications must be changed, new software must be developed, plan administrators must be reeducated, and the Department of Labor and the Internal Revenue Service will need to re-invent the filings, forms and procedures by which they monitor compliance.
For the rest of us, however, who haven't been reeducated in Room 101, saying it, or being bullied into saying it, doesn't make it so.
Nurses must also be reeducated to provide more outcomes-oriented rather than task-focused care.
Our pulmonologist had been reeducated during the consultant's visit, and his approach became more practical and less academic.