Definition of reintroduce in English:

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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.
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