unlearn :

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  • v  try to forget; put out of one's memory or knowledge
  • v  discard something previously learnt, like an old habit

  • That's a lesson that's hard to unlearn.
  • I had lots to unlearn about music.
  • We didn't have to unlearn a bunch of bad habits.
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  • The daily gossip: Cher says Tom Cruise was 'one of the greatest lovers ever,' and more
    5 top pieces of celebrity gossip — from the dawn of the Henry Cavill-Kaley Cuoco romance to the reason we don't have Bridesmaids 21. Cher calls Tom Cruise "one of the greatest lovers ever"Today in things you can't unlearn: Cher and Tom Cruise had a brief love affair, which the singer/actress described as "hot and heavy for a little minute." "I've just had the greatest lovers ever!" continued ...
    July 1, 2013 - The Week via Yahoo! News

  • Alvin Toffler in State Journal
    The futurist Alvin Toffler says it clearly: "The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn and relearn."
  • Gloria Steinem in Straight Goods
    As Gloria Steinem said, "The first problem for all of us, men and women, is not to learn, but to unlearn."
  • Jim Cramer in TheStreet.com
    It's time to unlearn a common myth about investing,Jim Cramer told viewers of his "Mad Money" TV show Monday. "The best way to invest is not to buy a bunch of stocks and just sit on them."

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