repristinate

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verb re·pris·ti·nate \(ˌ)rē-ˈpris-tə-ˌnāt\

Definition of repristinate

repristinated

;

repristinating

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to restore to an original state or condition

repristination

play \(ˌ)rē-ˌpris-tə-ˈnā-shən\ noun

Origin and Etymology of repristinate

re- + pristine + 4-ate


First Known Use: 1659


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