Meaning of “reconstitute” in the English Dictionary

"reconstitute" in British English

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reconstituteverb [ T ]

uk /ˌriːˈkɒn.stɪ.tʃuːt/ us /ˌriːˈkɑːn.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 /ˌriːˌkɒn.stɪˈtʃuː.ʃən/ us /ˌriːˌkɑːn.stəˈtuː.ʃən/

the reconstitution of the Communist party

(Definition of “reconstitute” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)