Examples of reconstruction in a Sentence
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.
Recent Examples of reconstruction from the Web
This year, for example, the city is spending almost $10 million on a street reconstruction program that has bumped up spending for many construction contractors.
Part of that effort included helping inaugurate a new Saudi-Iraqi council that will assist with Iraq’s reconstruction.
By way of comparison, after World War II, the Marshall Plan provided the equivalent of $800 billion in reconstruction funds to Europe (if calculated as a percentage of today’s GDP).
The next six to eight weeks are spent taking the information that was gathered and putting it into computer software to create the detailed crash reconstruction report.
That day, the plastic surgeon and his resident could tell me about infection rates and blood-clot risks, of reconstruction and recovery times.
Dutch King Willem-Alexander is expected to visit the island Monday to show his support for local residents and the emergency services working to restore infrastructure and begin the process of reconstruction.
The final phase of the port’s reconstruction, scheduled for completion in June 2019, is expected to ease vehicle congestion at the border.
In fact, the United States has spent huge sums on reconstruction, nation building and information operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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First Known Use of reconstruction
RECONSTRUCTION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of reconstruction for English Language Learners
: 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
legal Definition of reconstruction
- the complete replacement of the mechanism was a reconstruction and not a repair
- heard testimony on the speed of the vehicle from an expert in accident reconstruction
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