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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To restore to a former state, station, or authority.

Usage examples (38)
  • The crime bill passed by the Senate would reinstate the Federal death penalty for certain violent crimes: assassinating the President; hijacking an airliner; and...
  • In which case, Obama doesn't have to "reinstate" it.
  • After a Cabinet committee had looked at the Budget it decided to "reinstate" the amount to top up the R510,3 million already allocated.
  • I had to manually use the "reinstate" or something like that feature to put the emails back in (and recover all their stored email). for more
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