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reconstructverb [T]

uk   us   /ˌriː.kənˈstrʌkt/
C1 to build or create again something that has been damaged or destroyed: The post-war government had the enormous task of reconstructing the city. to change a system or organization completely, so that it works more effectively: They were given the task of reconstructing the city's public transport system.C2 If you reconstruct something that has happened in the past, you combine a lot of information in order to get a complete description of what happened: The police tried to reconstruct the crime using the statements of witnesses.
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