Educate or train (someone) in order to change their beliefs or behaviour: criminals are to be re-educated
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- If you want to cut crime - and save money - invest in programmes that analyse offending behaviour and help to re-educate people who have often known no other life.
- California has term limits, so we have to educate and re-educate both elected officials and their staffs.
- To break new ground, activists have stepped up efforts to encourage cooperation between Palestinian and Israeli teachers - to re-educate people and teach them to accept and tolerate each other.
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