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instill also: instil
American English: /ɪnˈstɪl/
British English: /ɪnˈstɪl/

transitive verb -ll-

  • to instill something in/into somebody
    (habit/idea/attitude)
    inculcarle algo a alguien
    (courage/fear)
    infundirle algo a alguien

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