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reconstitute

verb [T] uk   /ˌriːˈkɒn.stɪ.tjuːt/ us    /-ˈkɑːn.stə.tuːt/
to change food that has been dried back into its original form by adding water: The powdered milk/egg can be reconstituted by adding water. to change an organization so that it has a different form: The Health Education Council has been reconstituted as the Health Education Authority.
reconstitution
noun [U] uk   us  
the reconstitution of the Communist party
Translations of “reconstitute”
in Spanish reconstituir…
in French reconstituer…
in German wiederherstellen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使(脫水食物)復原, 重組, 改組…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使(脱水食物)复原, 重组, 改组…
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