Definition of 'brainwash'
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This tends to dispel any worries subjects may still be harbouring about being "brainwashed". Self-Hypnosis (1994)It is a worrying example of how easily brainwashed young people can be. The Sun (2015)In fact production had soared and construction had doubled but his opponents had brainwashed the people with false facts. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Young women should have role models who aren't constantly on diets and brainwashed about fitting into tiny clothes. The Sun (2013)They brainwashed the people - obviously. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'brainwash'
British English: brainwash VERB
If you brainwash someone, you force them to believe something by continually telling them that it is true, and preventing them from thinking about it properly.
They brainwash people into giving up all their money.
- American English: brainwash
- Brazilian Portuguese: fazer uma lavagem cerebral em
- Chinese: 给…洗脑
- European Spanish: lavar el cerebro a
- French: faire subir un lavage de cerveau à
- German: einer Gehirnwäsche unterziehen
- Italian: fare il lavaggio del cervello a
- Japanese: 洗脳する
- Korean: 세뇌하다
- European Portuguese: fazer uma lavagem ao cérebro em
- Spanish: lavar el cerebro a
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