Definition of unlearn in English:

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Pronunciation: /ʌnˈləːn/

verb (past and past participle unlearned or chiefly British unlearnt)

[with object]
Discard (something learned, especially a bad habit or false or outdated information) from one’s memory: teachers are being asked to unlearn rigid rules for labelling and placing children
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  • The programme helps participants by giving them a clear-cut plan of action to focus on positive attitude, unlearn bad habits and build healthy relationships.
  • Therefore, it has to be used for a while (after you read the manual) before you unlearn your present habits and can begin to appreciate it.
  • And yet, with his father at his side, unlearning bad habits was a comparatively small thing for Brake to ask of himself.

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