Definition of reconstruct
- reconstructing a lost civilization
After the earthquake, many houses needed to be reconstructed.
Archaeologists were able to reconstruct most of the ancient village from their findings.
They are attempting to reconstruct the events that led to the bridge's collapse.
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: to build (something damaged or destroyed) again
: to find out and describe or show the way an event or series of events happened
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to pay off by making regular payments
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