reerect

verb
re·​erect | \ (ˌ)rē-i-ˈrekt How to pronounce reerect (audio) \
variants: or re-erect
reerected or re-erected; reerecting or re-erecting

Definition of reerect

: to erect (something, such as something destroyed or dismantled) again … elegant monuments and sculpture are being restored and reerected by archaeologists.— Dora Jane Hamblin

First Known Use of reerect

1579, in the meaning defined above

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“Reerect.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reerect. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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