unlearn
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ʌnˈləːn/
  • (America) IPA: /ʌnˈlɝn/
Verb

unlearn (unlearns, present participle unlearning; past and past participle unlearned)

  1. (transitive) To discard the knowledge of.
    • 1994, Nelson Mandela, Long Walk to Freedom, Abacus 2010, p. 80:
      It was another lesson from Fort Hare that I had to unlearn in Johannesburg.
  2. (transitive) To break a habit.
Translations
  • Portuguese: desaprender
  • Russian: разу́чиваться



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