from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. the act of introducing something again, especially the release of animals from captivity into the wild
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A repeated introduction.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an act of renewed introduction
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Your implication that the population of wolves would rapidly expand after reintroduction is entirely correct.
PS: I agree with Jim, and many others, that the wolf reintroduction is not working now.
A similar scheme for its reintroduction is under way on Scotland’s Eastern Coast according to this report (here) from The Scotsman and appears to be going well.
Chris Hughton's side then host Aston Villa in a big-name reintroduction to the top flight, before two less glamorous fixtures against Wolves and Blackpool in the following two games.
Prospect Park officials have done a good job scaring birds away with mass murder and proposed population control by way of prehistoric species reintroduction, which is fine because some migratory bird enthusiasts from North Carolina built birdhouses (pictured) on the banks of the Gowanus.
Smith, the University of Washington student, recalled his reintroduction to Army life as a dismal affair.
A "reintroduction" according to Roberto Orci and JJ Abrams.
Charlie Neibergall/Associated Press Aides called Mrs. Obama's speech on Monday a "reintroduction" to the country.
Enthusiasts insist that it is a "reintroduction", on the ground that sea eagles once lived here.
It appears that they have taken notice of the concern in the Mac community with the "reintroduction" of the white MacBook with firewire 400.