re·​pris·​ti·​nate (ˌ)rē-ˈpri-stə-ˌnāt How to pronounce repristinate (audio)
repristinated; repristinating

transitive verb

: to restore to an original state or condition
repristination noun

Word History


re- + pristine + -ate entry 4

First Known Use

1659, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of repristinate was in 1659

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Cite this Entry

“Repristinate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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