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[mass noun] The systematic alteration of a person's mode of thinking, especially (in Communist China) a process of individual political indoctrination.‘arriving full of hope and patriotism, Wu soon found himself a target of thought reform’
- ‘One would have to be extremely cautious about labeling a process between two people to be thought reform.’
- ‘The remaining two guides - on free speech and on thought reform - will be available by the end of September 2003.’
- ‘They will use thought reform or mind control techniques to gain control and keep their members.’
- ‘Certain techniques used what is called thought reform and mind control.’
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