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reinstatement

noun [U] uk   /ˌriː.ɪnˈsteɪt.mənt/ formal us  
the act of giving someone back their job or making something exist again: The union demanded the immediate reinstatement of all the workers who'd been sacked. Reinstatement of the tax would be a disaster.
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