Definition of reintroduce in English:


Line breaks: re|intro¦duce
Pronunciation: /ˌriːɪntrəˈdjuːs


[with object]
1Bring (something, especially a law or system) into existence or effect again: thirty-six states have reintroduced the death penalty
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  • Not until Napoleonic times did the State take the situation in hand and reintroduce a rigorous system of licensing to restore professional standards.
  • The government would have to reintroduce a law to hand out fines - not criminal sentences - to people caught with 15 grams of pot or less.
  • It, for example, reintroduced a system of punishment specifically forbidden by the Imperial Abolition Act: the flogging of women.
1.1Put (a species of animal or plant) back into a former habitat: a scheme to reintroduce wolves to Yellowstone National Park
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  • Along with protecting animals, Shenandoah officials reintroduced several species to the park.
  • The display explains how a scheme to reintroduce the species in the 1970s failed and how a new attempt is being made this summer.
  • The listing spurred efforts to protect and restore habitat and to breed and reintroduce the species.



Pronunciation: /-ˈdʌkʃ(ə)n/
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  • Much of the fault for their reintroduction, however, comes back to us.
  • The Restoration saw the reintroduction of classicism, but in a different form.
  • Upon reintroductions and exchanging greetings, we exchanged interesting views and recalled old memories that had been for a very long time buried in our memories.

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