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verb [transitive] rehabilitate pronunciation in American English /ˌrihəˈbɪlɪˌteɪt/ 
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present tense
present participlerehabilitating
past tenserehabilitated
past participlerehabilitated
  1. 2
    to make a building or system appropriate for use again

    rehabilitated housing

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  2. 3
    to try to make people respect someone or something again

    The new government is desperate to rehabilitate their country's image.

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 rehabilitate pronunciation in American English /ˌrihəbɪlɪˈteɪʃ(ə)n/  noun [uncountable]

rehabilitation program/center

Hospitals are investing in a national program of care and rehabilitation of elderly patients.


 rehabilitate pronunciation in American English /ˌriəˈbɪlɪtətɪv/  adjective


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