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verb [transitive]     rebuild pronunciation in British English
Word Forms
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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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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