Definition of deprogram in English:


Syllabification: de·pro·gram
Pronunciation: /dēˈprōˌgram, -grəm

verb (deprograms, deprogramming, deprogrammed or deprograms, deprograming, deprogramed)

[with object]
  • Release (someone) from apparent brainwashing, typically that of a religious cult, by the systematic reindoctrination of conventional values.
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    • Must every religious convert be deprogrammed?
    • It isn't a matter of informing the mind, but of deprogramming the body.
    • Her family panic and lure her home to be deprogrammed by an exit counsellor from the States.

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