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inculcate someone with something

to touch or impress someone with some specific knowledge. The teacher sought to inculcate the students with the knowledge they needed. Her parents inculcated her with good manners.
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inculcate something in (to) someone

to instill specific knowledge into someone; to teach something to someone so that it will be remembered. They inculcated good manners into their children all their lives. We tried to inculcate good morals into our students.
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MTC's role in helping AFMC develop an integrated approach to meet DoD's transformation expectations will be to assist in formulating a strategy to achieve the Commander's intent of inculcating an Air and Space Expeditionary Forces (AEF) mindset and culture that will rapidly deliver war-winning capability.
It is not just the secular world which knows neither Christ nor His Father (and so had made secularism into a religion), but school boards and teachers and teachers' unions and, so often, parents themselves, who are inculcating in their children not faith in God but faith in this world, as if man really did live on bread alone.
Far from inculcating a new faith or system of belief, as his followers increasingly claimed, it was his organizational skills that mattered most in a movement that had originally rejected the very idea of organization" (245).
Training starts with inculcating employees with an understanding of a company's values, culture and mission.
In a similar vein, Walter Dickey, while head of the Wisconsin Division of Corrections, in 1984 cites the importance of prison libraries in inculcating values: "[B]ooks have been very important in the development of values that allow one to live at peace with oneself, as well as with others" he says.
Despite such attitudes, it is obvious that a demonstration of technique, idea and craft skills can be best applied to buildings of a public nature in which the architect's role becomes that of an aesthetic lobbyist, inculcating a new set of public values in the design.
As the ITO's role moves beyond efficiency to business effectiveness, CIOs will have four primary objectives: 1) inculcating value management into IT culture; 2) using IT portfolio management as a communications and investment vehicle; 3) developing human capital management processes that increase IT employee productivity; and 4) ensuring that core IT processes are singular, understood, consistent, and scalable.
Their sincere efforts in inculcating basic moral values against corruption besides religious teachings will go a long way in strengthening and bringing a change in the mindset of tomorrow's youth," it added.
Devotees also expressed gratitude to their forefathers for inculcating ethics and social values in them.
But where it does "work" is in gently inculcating an attitude of prayerfulness to everything and everyone around, making me more aware of God's continual presence in my life and context, God's continual care for me and those around me, and my responsibility to respond to that care.
These verdicts, according to Frank, evidence the Gogericht's desire to solve "local conflicts at the town level," rather than inculcating social discipline.
Vice President Ansari in his message said that this occasion highlights the virtues of sacrifice and inspires mankind for inculcating the spirit of compassion and love towards the downtrodden.
The camps aimed at inculcating qualities of leadership, camaraderie and team spirit under severe physical and mental duress on the trainees.
He said the authorities have been striving to improve the skills of students by inculcating the habit to exercise the methods based on research and creation during their course of studies.