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reinstate

verb [T]
 
 
/ˌriːɪnˈsteɪt/
PERSON to give someone the job or position that they had before: He was unfairly dismissed and reinstated two months later.Giving, bringing or getting backRecruiting staff, applying for and accepting jobs
RULE to cause a rule, law, etc to exist againStarting againStarting and beginning
reinstatement noun [C, U] the act of reinstating someone or somethingRestoring and revivingRecruiting staff, applying for and accepting jobs
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