re·in·te·grate | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈin-tə-ˌgrāt \
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 \ noun
reintegrative \(ˌ)rē-ˈin-tə-ˌgrā-tiv \ adjective

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Of those who successfully reintegrated back into society, all had the support of family members, as well as friends and mentors. Julie Chernov Hwang, Washington Post, "New research shows why terrorists quit terrorism," 12 July 2018 Insurgents willing to lay down their arms and live under Assad's rule can join amnesty deals, and those who had left their military service would be reintegrated into the army within six months. Nabih Bulos,, "Rebels surrender southern Syrian enclave, handing Assad another major victory," 7 July 2018 The state has tried a variety of approaches to the challenge of reintegrating the predator amid people not used to living with them. Lynda V. Mapes, The Seattle Times, "Wolf researcher gets $300,000 to settle WSU lawsuit," 14 May 2018 The government is also rolling out economic aid and development programs and setting up offices, including in Yoro, to help deportees reintegrate into society, rather than risk a return trip to the United States. Jim Wyss, miamiherald, "U.S. immigration hard-line spurs some would-be migrants in Honduras to think twice," 8 July 2018 Among those initiatives is $17 million to help the Honduran government and international agencies reintegrate 150,000-250,000 deportees in the next five years. Jim Wyss, miamiherald, "U.S. immigration hard-line spurs some would-be migrants in Honduras to think twice," 8 July 2018 Currently, Tufan is being reintegrated into Fenerbache's squad by new boss Phillip Cocu, casting some confusion over this transfer., "Crystal Palace Step Up Interest in Turkish Star as Eagles Look to Fend Off Interest From Fulham," 3 July 2018 Dern is typically good, disintegrating and reintegrating without making too much a show of it, and as the very different older women in Jennifer's life, Conroy and Burstyn are each quietly superb, and just good to see on-screen. Robert Lloyd,, "Director Jennifer Fox has turned the pain and confusion of childhood sexual abuse into ‘The Tale’," 25 May 2018 The fact that Levey has returned to his upscale home and community in Florida, and has reintegrated into a stable community setting shouldn't be a significant factor, Uram argued. Maxine Bernstein,, "Judge reduces supervised release for Florida man who bribed former Portland parking manager," 23 May 2018

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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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