Definition of reintegrate in English:



[with object]
  • 1Restore (elements regarded as disparate) to unity.

    ‘opposites are reconciled and reintegrated on a higher level’
    • ‘The Russian communist and nationalist opposition pinned upon Lukashenko their hopes of reintegrating the scattered parts of the former Soviet Union under one strong leader.’
    • ‘At the very least, we can reintegrate Bell's brain wave pattern with her body.’
    • ‘The physios are doing this to return the muscle to its correct function prior to reintegrating it into compound/complex movements.’
    • ‘In November 1995, Croatia agreed to peacefully reintegrate Eastern Slavonia, Baranja, and Western Dirmium under terms of the Erdut Agreement.’
    • ‘Hence, using homework assignments in which clients practice new skills or reintegrate old ones is a technique by which connections may be made between the special setting of therapy and the client's life.’
    • ‘The second room retains the original fireplace with a marble surround and detailed cast iron inset - a new owner could consider reintegrating these two rooms to provide a master bedroom.’
    • ‘Let's talk about another point that was made on here as well - or another idea that you talked about last night, reintegrating the public school system.’
    • ‘Inflected by a generation of scholars who emphasized everything but the social, the argument here tries to reintegrate the cultural with the social.’
    • ‘It is a naive mistake, however, to suppose that the Renaissance restored or reintegrated classical culture, or in any sense reunited classical signifiers with their classical signifieds.’
    • ‘Yet, it is difficult to deny the elements of decisiveness and coherence that Lemass gave to the process of reintegrating the Republic into the international economy.’
    • ‘Change-oriented therapy breaks new ground for both therapists and clients by revising and reintegrating existing theories and practices.’
    • ‘Their story reintegrates the human element into this struggle and illustrates the soldier's world from their own perspective.’
    • ‘Big companies in particular don't want to have to reintegrate their computer systems and redo all of their procedures.’
    • ‘Through his emphasis on the importance of the body as the site of knowledge production, Richard distances himself from behaviorism, and reintegrates the importance of internal structure.’
    • ‘It would be lovely at some point to be able to reintegrate a new recording with the old visuals, which still exist of course on video.’
    • ‘Thus, the root problem she addresses can be overcome by reintegrating our understanding of divine will and divine nature.’
    • ‘After a functional analysis, we attempt to reintegrate solutions across other problems; for example, through the Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System, or JCIDS.’
    • ‘Here the devouring jaw is a symbol of corporeal disintegration; it reverses the process of reintegrating the perfected body and soul at the time of the Resurrection.’
    • ‘If only to get a grip on costs, the industry needs to be reintegrated.’
    • ‘‘The most valuable aspect of it was getting coached and then trying to apply what you learned in the workplace and then coming back, reintegrating it, and reinforcing it over time,’ Addoms says.’
    restore to health, restore to normality, readapt, retrain
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    1. 1.1 Integrate (someone) back into society.
      ‘it can be difficult for an offender to be reintegrated into the community’
      • ‘But more than drop-in centres, Leduc says, mentally ill people need to be reintegrated into society.’
      • ‘He may have just injured the Commander and then we could have rehabilitated him and reintegrated him into the crew.’
      • ‘They need to reintegrate him back into the school so he isn't given a phobia of the place.’
      • ‘‘The aim is to ensure the child is reintegrated into school,’ he said.’
      • ‘The aim for everyone involved is to ensure the child is reintegrated into school successfully.’
      • ‘The aim of the programme was to reintegrate people who were temporarily incapacitated into the workforce.’
      • ‘This predominance was rooted in the efforts of parents, particularly fathers, to ritually reintegrate the family as a community rooted in and legitimized by mutual affection.’
      • ‘They illustrated their approach with the example of psychologists and religious leaders working to reintegrate institutionalized clients back into their communities.’
      • ‘And drug syndicate leaders have seized on the failures to reintegrate these street children into societal fold.’
      • ‘In cases where it is not possible, or not in the child's best interest to be reintegrated into their families, Boneva believes that adoption or foster care provide good alternatives.’
      • ‘It reintegrates the U.S. into its alliances and assures allies that their voices will be heard.’
      • ‘Finally, in a stage of reconnection, the mind is integrated and achieves better control of itself, and the patient is reintegrated internally, and into his or her social and occupational roles and functions.’
      • ‘We feel that the countries in Central and South-Eastern Europe have a need to be reintegrated into the European market.’
      • ‘Around 5 000 of them have been reintegrated into the southern African country's regular armed forces.’
      • ‘Bannion, partially reintegrated into the society he earlier rejected, accepts the help of his police acquaintances and other friends in protecting his daughter.’
      • ‘This means former militiamen who wish to build a future within the military face an uncertain future and that those fed up with fighting are still waiting to be reintegrated into society.’
      • ‘Those who are retained in custody awaiting trial will be quickly reintegrated into society if found to be innocent, or dealt with according to the law if found guilty.’
      • ‘MANY OF THE ITALIAN political extremists who spread death and terror in the 1970s and 1980s have been reintegrated into society.’
      • ‘Even the worst war criminals involved in the present conflict know that their countries will eventually want to emerge from isolation and be reintegrated into the international community.’
      • ‘Imagine if everyone who died in the last 10 years suddenly came back and had to be reintegrated into society.’