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English definition of “reinstate”

reinstate

verb [T]    /ˌri·ənˈsteɪt/
to put someone back in a job or position previously held , or to put a law or rule back into effect : She will be reinstated to her full professorship and receive back pay and benefits . The hospital suspended Goldstein during the investigation but reinstated him when the report cleared him of any wrongdoing .
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