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reinstitute Line breaks: re|insti¦tute
Pronunciation: /riːˈɪnstɪtjuːt/

Definition of reinstitute in English:


[with object]
Institute or introduce again: by reinstituting conscription they could alienate a new generation of American youth
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  • The international programmes of the Reagan years are also being reinstituted.
  • The U. S. colonial government is trying to reinstitute the death penalty in Puerto Rico.
  • The current surgical procedures for lung transplantation do not reinstitute the systemic circulation of the graft.




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