Definition of re-establish in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌrēiˈstabliSH/


[with object]
Establish (something) again or anew: this project will re-establish contact with students
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  • He said there were plans in place to refurbish the showroom and re-establish the site as a retailer under the auspices of the new company.
  • The Yorkshire Project was launched in 1999 with the aim of re-establishing a wild population of the birds in northern England.
  • Unless scientists and teachers can re-establish a sense of science as a progressive social project, we will not be able to halt the slide.

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Syllabification: re-es·tab·lish

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