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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To restore to a former status, capacity, rank, or privilege. Also: To bring back to a normal or good condition.

Usage examples (33)
  • The city workers will rehabilitate the dilapidated building.
  • It’s easy for non-victims to scream "rehabilitate" - but sometimes becoming a victim yourself can change your point of view dramatically.
  • They established a barber shop inside the prison to "rehabilitate" the prisoners.
  • When this happened we really felt the pressure of our enemy's attempts to 'rehabilitate' us! for more
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