Definition of reinstate in English:

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Pronunciation: /riːɪnˈsteɪt/


[with object]
Restore (someone or something) to their former position or state: the union threatened strike action if Owen was not reinstated
More example sentences
  • It is said he was not reinstated to the position in which he was employed prior to the termination.
  • It was parliament that reinstated the monarchy during the Restoration period, and not the other way round.
  • We are reinstating the rights we always claimed we had.
restore, return to a former position, return to power, put back, replace, bring back, reinstitute, reinstall, rehabilitate, re-establish

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