reinstitute

verb
re·in·sti·tute | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈin(t)-stə-ˌtüt , -ˌtyüt \
reinstituted; reinstituting

Definition of reinstitute 

transitive verb

: to institute (something) again … in 1976, the year the Supreme Court reinstituted capital punishment. —John Cloud President Carter reinstituted draft registration in 1980 after a seven-year hiatus. —Stephen Wermiel

Other words from reinstitute

reinstitution \(ˌ)rē-ˌin(t)-stə-ˈtü-shən, -ˈtyü- \ noun
Though Hagel stopped short of calling for a reinstitution of the draft, he did talk about the inequities of the current system, in which so many of America's soldiers are poor kids trying to move up a rung on the ladder of employment. —Anna Quindlen

First Known Use of reinstitute

1600, in the meaning defined above

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