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

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Contemplating Nneka’s ability as a deep shooter should be interesting as L.A. prepares to reintegrate Candace Parker into the lineup. Kellen Becoats,, "Stingy Defense and Play of Jonquel Jones, Courtney Williams Is Winning Formula for Sun," 7 June 2019 Chinese officials equivocated over the mass detentions before a United Nations panel in August, saying minor criminals in Xinjiang had been sent to vocational schools to learn how to reintegrate into society. Josh Chin, WSJ, "China, Ending Denials, Defends Muslim Detentions as Vital for Stability," 16 Oct. 2018 Iraq’s other neighbors—in an effort that could be an important step toward reintegrating Shiite Iraq with the Sunni Arab world and disentangling Iraq and Iran. Kimberly Kagan And Frederick W. Kagan, WSJ, "The U.S. Can Defuse Iraq’s Crisis," 12 Sep. 2018 Fourteen million refugees from German territories incorporated by the Soviet Union and Poland were reintegrated quickly in the 1950s, along with those expelled from the rest of Eastern Europe. Josef Joffe, WSJ, "Is Germany Slouching Toward Weimar Again?," 23 Sep. 2018 Urbina, the current mayor, said the town is trying to encourage its residents to stay by supporting farmers with loans, creating a daycare center so mothers can work, and funding a center to help deportees reintegrate. Jim Wyss, miamiherald, "U.S. immigration hard-line spurs some would-be migrants in Honduras to think twice," 8 July 2018 Generally, Fenkel said, the days and weeks after leaving rehab are spent reintegrating into one's daily life — a process that can be stressful and require further treatment. Vera Papisova, Teen Vogue, "Demi Lovato Reportedly Left Rehab. What Happens Now?," 5 Nov. 2018 Under the peace accord with the FARC, combatants surrendered more than 7,000 weapons last year and began reintegrating into society. Juan Forero, WSJ, "Colombia, Seeking to Calm Storm, Denies It Is Investigating Ex-Rebel," 30 Apr. 2018 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

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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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