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
But the perception remains that funds earmarked for reconstruction—including $30 billion of investment and loans pledged at a conference in Kuwait last month—will mainly benefit territories that were occupied by Islamic State.
Drivers could see delays and reduced number of lanes between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. The two-year massive pavement reconstruction project began last year.
Publication 502 says this applies to breast reconstruction surgeries after a mastectomy for cancer, or for surgery to correct a disfigurement resulting from an accident or disease.
Bryan Garcia Lost for the season with elbow reconstruction surgery, Garcia was primed to take a jump to the Major Leagues this season.
In 2014, Rubenstein announced the donation of $10 million to Montpelier, Madison’s historic Orange, Virginia home, for reconstruction, refurnishing and archaeology.
In 2009, a passing biologist with an eye for manzanitas found one growing in the Presidio near the Doyle Drive reconstruction project.
Overhaul of the Glenn Highway through Palmer A reconstruction project will add lanes on the Glenn Highway starting at the point where the highway splits off toward Palmer.
The girl was given facial reconstruction surgery to fix the wound on her forehead, according to the affidavit.
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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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