Simple Definition of reconstruction
: the act or process of building something that was damaged or destroyed again
: the process of putting something (such as a country) back into a good condition
: a process in which an event or series of events is carefully examined in order to find out or show exactly what happened
Examples of reconstruction
the reconstruction of the dam
the reconstruction of postwar Europe
reconstruction of the health-care system
They were able to determine the cause of the accident by careful reconstruction of the events leading up to it.
The police staged a reconstruction of the crime.
First Known Use of reconstruction
Medical Definition of reconstruction
: repair of an organ or part by reconstructive surgery <breast reconstruction>
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