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verb [transitive] American English pronunciation: rehabilitate /ˌrihəˈbɪlɪˌteɪt/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theyrehabilitate
he/she/itrehabilitates
present participlerehabilitating
past tenserehabilitated
past participlerehabilitated
  1. 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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rehabilitation

 American English pronunciation: rehabilitation /ˌrihəbɪlɪˈteɪʃ(ə)n/  noun [uncountable]

rehabilitation program/center

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

rehabilitative

 American English pronunciation: rehabilitative /ˌriəˈbɪlɪtətɪv/  adjective

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