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  • n. The act of reinstituting something.


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  • 'So that leaves only some kind of reinstitution of the ancieni patterns, the ones that served us so well in the past.


  • This is a world of reawakening power, power that Nick Fury means to control through the reinstitution of the S.H.I.E.L.D. Project he headed on his own world.

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  • As Michelle Alexander has pointed out in her brilliant book, The New Jim Crow, the mass incarceration of African-American men today is but the reinstitution of a racial caste system under the rubric of being "tough on crime."

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  • In Wednesday's conference call, Target's merchandising chief, Kathee Tesija , said, "Wal-Mart's reinstitution of its layaway program certainly hurt us in November," in regard to a slow start to holiday toy sales at Target.

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  • Moreover, inflows of food have correlated with Pyongyang's crackdown on the fledgling markets and reinstitution of the government-run public distribution system as the regime uses food rations to reassert political control.

    Food For North Korea's Poor, but Not for Its Government

  • Earlier this year, the Obama administration announced the reinstitution of military commissions for trying detained alleged co-conspirators in the 2001 terrorist attacks.

    US Lawmakers Want Guantanamo Bay Detention Center Kept Open

  • And operations in Afghanistan and Pakistan, reinstitution of the draft would be, sort of, beyond that ambit, but Barbara, thanks very much for the call.

    Op-Ed: Afghanistan Objectives Need Revisiting

  • Ryan helps SIFMA lobby against disclosure rules, conflict of interest standards and capital requirements for derivatives trading, against breaking up "too big to fail" institutions and the reinstitution of firewalls that once kept bank holding companies from gambling with consumer savings.

    "Golden Throne" Award for Securities and Bank Lobbyist

  • Rep. Charles Rangel, a black former Bronze Star of Valor recipient for his service in the Army during the Korean War, has called for reinstitution of the military draft on the grounds that “A disproportionate number of the poor and members of minority groups make up the enlisted ranks of the military, while most privileged Americans are underrepresented or absent.”


  • You can thank Bill Clinton for reinstitution of draft registration.

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