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in•cul•cate /ɪnˈkʌlkeɪt, ˈɪnkʌlˌkeɪt/USA pronunciation  v. [+ object]-cat•ed, -cat•ing.

    to fix in the mind by repeated statements:to inculcate virtue in the young.
in•cul•ca•tion /ˌɪnkʌlˈkeɪʃən/USA pronunciation n. [uncountable]

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inculcate /ˈɪnkʌlˌkeɪt; ɪnˈkʌlkeɪt/ vb
  1. (transitive) to instil by forceful or insistent repetition
Etymology: 16th Century: from Latin inculcāre to tread upon, ram down, from in-² + calcāre to trample, from calx heel

ˌinculˈcation n ˈinculˌcator n

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