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reinstate

verb [T]
 
 
/ˌriːɪnˈsteɪt/
HR to give back to someone a job or position that was previously taken from them: She went to the committee and asked to be reinstated.reinstate sb as sth Having cleared his name in court he was reinstated as CEO.
to bring back a rule, agreement, process, etc. that was previously stopped: The new director has reinstated weekly finance meetings.
to put back into a document something that was previously removed: Please reinstate the paragraph about compensation.
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