Share this entry

Share this page

re-establish

Line breaks: re-establish
Pronunciation: /ˌriːɪˈstablɪʃ
 
, ˌriːɛ-/

Definition of re-establish in English:

verb

[with object]
Establish (something) again or anew: this project will re-establish contact with students
More example sentences
  • 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.

Derivatives

re-establishment

1
noun
Example sentences
  • This is behind the recovery and should ensure our re-establishment in the UK and Europe.
  • But a series of measures was also needed in York and further up the Ouse to reduce the risks, including the re-establishment of boglands in the uplands, which could soak up rainfall like a sponge and reduce flooding downstream.
  • More than £277,000 has been spent on refurbishing the Queen's Hall in Burley-in-Wharfedale - with one of the main aims being the re-establishment of a youth club in the village.

Definition of re-establish in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day jaunt
Pronunciation: dʒɔːnt
noun
a short excursion or journey made for pleasure