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verb [transitive] reinstate pronunciation in American English /ˌriɪnˈsteɪt/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlereinstating
past tensereinstated
past participlereinstated
  1. 1
    to give someone their previous job or position again
    He was fired and then reinstated three days later.
  2. 2
    to start using or having something such as a law or benefit again
    The government voted against reinstating the death penalty.

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a fashion trend in which people intentionally wear ordinary, inexpensive, widely-available clothing

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a flower or small bunch of flowers worn on the lapel of a jacket on special occasions

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