Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To restore to a condition of integration or unity.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To integrate again or in a different manner
  • v. To restore something to a state of integration

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To renew with regard to any state or quality; to restore; to bring again together into a whole, as the parts off anything; to reestablish.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To make whole again; bring into harmony or concord.
  • To renew with regard to any state or quality; restore; renew the integrity of.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. integrate again

Etymologies

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Examples

  • While a small number of Taliban might choose to "reintegrate" — i.e., opt out of the fight — the vast majority will not.

    We’re Not Winning. It’s Not Worth It.

  • Fenty's plan was designed in part to address recent criticism from special education parents who have expressed alarm at District attempts to "reintegrate" private school students without what they describe as adequate advance notice or careful consideration of their needs.

    Fenty outlines plans to cut special-ed costs and return students to public schools

  • Fenty's plan was designed in part to address recent criticism from special education parents who have expressed alarm at District attempts to 'reintegrate' private school students without what they describe as adequate advance notice or careful consideration of their needs. ...

    DeMorning DeBonis: July 2, 2010

  • So what will happen to Afghans who agree to "reintegrate"?

    Louis Belanger: Too early for an Afghan amnesty?

  • She generously agreed to speak to me, eagerly adding on the phone that she was just then in a meeting with the Prime Minister, and they were setting up a new camp to help the now 20,000 escaped former child soldiers "reintegrate": to teach them agricultural skills.

    Karin Badt: Child Soldiers on Film: "Kassim the Dream" (I)

  • He has reiterated his intent to "reintegrate" France into the NATO military structures, a step supported by his top military leaders but worrisome to others who fear that scarce euros might be diverted from their national budget to finance Alliance programs.

    The Military Fights Back

  • A new fund aimed at reducing the Taliban threat was announced at the conference - the fund sets aside $140m for the first year of a programme to "reintegrate" moderate Taliban into the Afghan society.

    WN.com - Photown News

  • Chinese commentaries have questioned the efficacy of the U.S. plan to "reintegrate" the

    WN.com - Articles related to Holbrooke seeks Central Asia help for Afghanistan

  • Mohammad Masoom Stanekzai, who drew up the government plan to "reintegrate" low-level fighters, said it was very unlikely Mullah Omar, the Taliban supreme leader, would ever be welcomed back into the fold.

    The Guardian World News

  • Turning the tide is key to keeping Afghans on side, and persuading lower ranking Taliban fighters to lay down their arms and "reintegrate".

    Top Stories - Google News

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