Definition of re-establish in English:

re-establish

verb

[WITH OBJECT]
  • Establish (something) again or anew.

    ‘this project will re-establish contact with students’
    • ‘Firstly, it has no involvement in re-establishing law and order or the general administration of the country.’
    • ‘The Yorkshire Project was launched in 1999 with the aim of re-establishing a wild population of the birds in northern England.’
    • ‘Mr Best accepted that re-establishing the railway line would be no mean feat.’
    • ‘After all, after the second world war, Harry S. Truman was very concerned about re-establishing a rational pattern of economic relations through Europe.’
    • ‘It was re-established after the Second World War and now meets every Wednesday at the Fox Inn at Stockton-on-the-Forest.’
    • ‘Volunteers will be asked to help locate hogweed colonies, assist in destroying them and plant new trees and native species of wildflower to prevent them re-establishing a base.’
    • ‘During the Regency period the landscape gardener Humphrey Repton re-established the flower garden around the house.’
    • ‘After humanitarian aid is stepped up, the most important task is re-establishing agriculture, including seed production and irrigation.’
    • ‘This has reflected back on the UK market, partially re-establishing the link between crude and gas prices that previously existed.’
    • ‘By the end of the day I was more or less recovered, more or less back to normal, and I'll be close to re-establishing my usual routine tomorrow.’
    • ‘It is the latest stage in a programme aimed at re-establishing the mammal in the county.’
    • ‘The bridge re-establishes a crossing at the site of a Roman and later medieval bridge, and provides a popular pedestrian and cycle route to the city centre.’
    • ‘The idea is the brainchild of Putin's minister of agriculture, Aleksey Gordeev, who proposes re-establishing a state monopoly on the production and sale of alcohol.’
    • ‘Whilst this doesn't seem to have anything to do with re-establishing a social-life, it does in fact.’
    • ‘Unless scientists and teachers can re-establish a sense of science as a progressive social project, we will not be able to halt the slide.’
    • ‘He said there were plans in place to refurbish the showroom and re-establish the site as a retailer under the auspices of the new company.’
    • ‘In the past few years, so thoroughly has the Shiraz grape been re-established, that Shiraz wine has become a national icon in Australia.’
    • ‘Adams and Borman say that a mechanism needs to be established to identify refugee doctors with a good chance of re-establishing their medical careers.’
    • ‘The album re-establishes N'Dour as one of the great singers, not just of Africa but the world, with songs that range from the thoughtful and reflective to the stirring and passionate.’
    • ‘In the meantime, Estonia, as a whole, is revelling in re-establishing its own identity as a nation.’
    rebuild, restore, renovate, recreate, remake, reassemble, remodel, refashion, revamp, recondition, refurbish
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Pronunciation:

re-establish

/ˌrēiˈstabliSH/