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 (ĭn-kŭl′kāt′, ĭn′kŭl-)
tr.v. in·cul·cat·ed, in·cul·cat·ing, in·cul·cates
1. To impress (something) upon the mind of another by frequent instruction or repetition; instill: inculcating sound principles.
2. To teach (others) by frequent instruction or repetition; indoctrinate: inculcate the young with a sense of duty.

[Latin inculcāre, inculcāt-, to force upon : in-, on; see in-2 + calcāre, to trample (from calx, calc-, heel).]

in′cul·ca′tion n.
in·cul′ca′tor n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.inculcation - teaching or impressing upon the mind by frequent instruction or repetition
indoctrination - teaching someone to accept doctrines uncritically


[ˌɪnkʌlˈkeɪʃən] Ninculcación f


nEinimpfen nt, → Einimpfung f
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