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noun reconstruction pronunciation in American English /ˌrikənˈstrʌkʃ(ə)n/ 
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] the process of building something again

    Reconstruction is already under way after the floods.

    1. a.
      the process of putting a country back into a good condition after a war

      They announced a multimillion dollar reconstruction program for the region.

  2. 3
    [countable] a performance showing events exactly as they happened

    a dramatic reconstruction of a Civil War battle

  3. 4
    [countable] a copy of something that existed in the past

    an accurate reconstruction of the palace


a game in which two teams of seven players take turns to chase and try to touch players on the opposing team

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a response to a scathing comment or unpleasant situation

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