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tr.v. un·learned also un·learnt (-lûrnt′), un·learn·ing, un·learns
1. To put (something learned) out of the mind; forget.
2. To undo the effect of; put aside the practice of: tried to unlearn his habit of nail-biting.
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vb, -learns, -learning, -learned (-ˈlɜːnd) or -learnt
to try to forget (something learnt) or to discard (accumulated knowledge)
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1. to forget or lose knowledge of.
2. to discard (ideas or behavior) as being false.
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Past participle: unlearned/unlearnt
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|Verb||1.||unlearn - try to forget; put out of one's memory or knowledge|
|2.||unlearn - discard something previously learnt, like an old habit|
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