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inculcate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishinculcatein‧cul‧cate /ˈɪŋkʌlkeɪt $ ɪnˈkʌl-/ verb [transitive] formal 🔊 🔊 EFFECT/INFLUENCEto fix ideas, principles etc in someone’s mindinculcate something in/into somebody 🔊 I try to inculcate a sense of responsibility in my children. 🔊 Not all schools manage to successfully inculcate a love of learning.inculcation /ˌɪŋkʌlˈkeɪʃən/ noun [uncountable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
inculcateOne collection of such gives insight into the literal way spiritual truths were inculcated.Third, the proposals had to experiment with the new concepts that the change leaders hoped to inculcate.However hard parents try to inculcate a sense of responsibility in their children, the habits of childhood die hard.Colleges inculcate a subtle disdain for work, he said.Religion was important here, inculcating as it did the traditions of service and good works.Nor are we going to preach about the importance of inculcating children with the habit of thrift.The effort to inculcate ethical behavior without religious faith seems one of the great fiascoes of the modern age.I have tried to inculcate in my pupils an attitude of intelligent laziness.
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Verb table
inculcate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyinculcate
he, she, itinculcates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyinculcated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave inculcated
he, she, ithas inculcated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad inculcated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill inculcate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have inculcated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam inculcating
he, she, itis inculcating
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you, we, theyare inculcating
Past
I, he, she, itwas inculcating
you, we, theywere inculcating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been inculcating
he, she, ithas been inculcating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been inculcating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be inculcating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been inculcating
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