Inculcate: transitive verb
Pronunciation: in-KUHL-keyt, IN-kuhl-keyt
Difficulty Level: Medium
Meaning: refers to teaching or impressing by repeating frequently. To instill
1. The Prime Minister exhorted the teaching community to inculcate virtue in the young
2. Perhaps with reference to the Taiwan Strait crisis, Hu urged media and propaganda workers to inculcate among the public ideas and artistic work that "will be beneficial to the unity of the Chinese race, the unification of the motherland, and the cohesiveness of the people."
CNN, Maoist revival challenges reform efforts, By Senior China Analyst Willy Wo-Lap Lam, December 23, 2003