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

transitive verb

: to integrate again into an entity : restore to unity
reintegration noun
reintegrative adjective

Examples of reintegrate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web He was paroled in 2018 and has since gotten married, bought two properties, and now works at the New Orleans Public Defenders’ Office helping former inmates successfully reintegrate into society. Tim Craig, Washington Post, 19 Feb. 2024 The Taliban government has been largely ostracized internationally, but with its control firmly established, the United Nations Security Council is considering how to engage with it politically and perhaps reintegrate it into the global system. Jennifer Jett, NBC News, 1 Jan. 2024 The Australian government had assumed that these former refugees and stateless people were necessarily a threat to the community and could not or should not be fully reintegrated, Mr. Bradley said. Natasha Frost, New York Times, 24 Dec. 2023 Offer flexible work arrangements to accommodate personal circumstances, mentorship and training to ensure everyone can smoothly reintegrate into the office environment. Expert Panel®, Forbes, 11 Dec. 2023 In the middle of Black History Month (Feb. 16), Billboard reported that Motown was set to be reintegrated under Capitol Music Group – hence the layoffs – making for a less-than-preferable outcome after the company attempted a run as a standalone label back in 2021. Kyle Denis, Billboard, 21 Dec. 2023 The team isolated Lennon’s vocal, which prompted McCartney and Starr to pick up work on the song, reintegrating Harrison’s work from 1995. Evan Minsker, Pitchfork, 2 Nov. 2023 Sweeney had just returned from a long stay in Antarctica and also didn't quite know how to reintegrate into life in a more hospitable place. Sarah Scoles, Scientific American, 1 Oct. 2023 Time of service Huffman served her community service hours with A New Way of Life, a nonprofit organization founded by Susan Burton that helps formerly incarcerated women reintegrate into society with housing, clothing and job training. Marlene Lenthang, NBC News, 1 Dec. 2023 See More

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Word History


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

First Known Use

1570, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of reintegrate was in 1570

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“Reintegrate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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