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re·ed·u·catealso 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.
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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.
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