reintegrate

verb
re·​in·​te·​grate | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈin-tə-ˌgrāt How to pronounce reintegrate (audio) \
reintegrated; reintegrating; reintegrates

Definition of reintegrate

transitive verb

: to integrate again into an entity : restore to unity

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Other Words from reintegrate

reintegration \ (ˌ)rē-​ˌin-​tə-​ˈgrā-​shən How to pronounce reintegration (audio) \ noun
reintegrative \ (ˌ)rē-​ˈin-​tə-​ˌgrā-​tiv How to pronounce reintegrative (audio) \ adjective

Examples of reintegrate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Palestinians defend the funds as vital welfare that compensate for an unfair military-run justice system, provide income for families who have lost their primary breadwinners and enable released prisoners to reintegrate into society. Adam Rasgon, New York Times, "Israel Cracks Down on Banks Over Payments to Palestinian Inmates," 9 May 2020 The exhibit helps Navy Federal team members better understand military life, beginning with basic training to deployments to reintegrating into civilian society. Ed Frauenheim, Fortune, "How one of America’s best places to work is navigating an uncertain, high-tech future," 26 Mar. 2020 Demobilization bonuses will be provided to each volunteer in an effort to reintegrate them in the future. Washington Post, "Burkina Faso to arm civilians in fight against extremists," 23 Jan. 2020 In recent weeks, the United States has seen the first rollout of blood tests for coronavirus antibodies, widely heralded as crucial tools to assess the reach of the pandemic in the United States, restart the economy, and reintegrate society. Steve Ederand Megan Twohey, BostonGlobe.com, "Antibody test, seen as key to reopening country, does not yet deliver," 19 Apr. 2020 And then reintegrate back into society on Navajo, because our people right now need our help more than ever. Alastair Bitsóí, The New Republic, "I Tried to Get Tested for Coronavirus in a Major City. It Was a Maze of Dead Ends.," 9 Apr. 2020 Since being reintegrated by Zidane, Bale has shown solid form, netting two goals and grabbing the same number of assists in his seven appearances in the early months of 2019/20. SI.com, "Gareth Bale Admits He's Playing With 'Anger' This Season After Summer Transfer Fiasco," 10 Oct. 2019 Until that point, Lincoln would have been willing to return to the status quo ante bellum: the end of the rebellion with the seceded states reintegrated into the Union with slavery intact. Mackubin Thomas Owens, National Review, "In Defense of U.S. Generalship," 24 Mar. 2020 Sopko said Congress should consider funding reintegration only if a peace deal provides a framework for reintegrating ex-combatants, there is strong monitoring of the process and violence is dramatically reduced. Washington Post, "In Afghanistan, jailed Taliban await peace, their freedom," 30 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of reintegrate

1570, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for reintegrate

Medieval Latin reintegratus, past participle of reintegrare to renew, reinstate, from Latin re- + integrare to integrate

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13 Jun 2020

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“Reintegrate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reintegrate. Accessed 3 Jul. 2020.

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