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verb [transitive] rebuild pronunciation in British English /ˌriːˈbɪld/
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present tense
present participlerebuilding
past tenserebuilt
past participlerebuilt
  1. 1
    to build something again after it has been damaged or destroyed
    Most of the church has been restored or rebuilt.
  2. 2
    to improve a situation so that it is as good as it was in the past
    They will require tens of billions of dollars to rebuild their economy.
    rebuild your life: When he came out of prison, he set about rebuilding his life.


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