What does Reconstruction mean?

Definitions for Reconstructionˌri kənˈstrʌk ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Reconstruction, Reconstruction Period(noun)

    the period after the American Civil War when the southern states were reorganized and reintegrated into the Union; 1865-1877

  2. reconstruction(noun)

    the activity of constructing something again

  3. reconstruction(noun)

    an interpretation formed by piecing together bits of evidence

  4. reconstruction, reconstructive memory(noun)

    recall that is hypothesized to work by storing abstract features which are then used to construct the memory during recall

Wiktionary

  1. reconstruction(Noun)

    A thing that has been reconstructed or restored to an earlier state.

  2. reconstruction(Noun)

    The act of restoring something to an earlier state.

    The reconstruction of the medieval bridge began last year.

  3. reconstruction(Noun)

    An attempt to understand in detail how certain events took place or happened.

    The detective's reconstruction of what happened that night is dubious.

  4. Reconstruction(ProperNoun)

    A period of the history of the United States from 1865 to 1877, during which the nation tried to resolve the status of the ex-Confederate states, the ex-Confederate leaders, and the Freedmen (ex-slaves) after the American Civil War.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Reconstruction(noun)

    the act of constructing again; the state of being reconstructed

  2. Reconstruction(noun)

    the act or process of reorganizing the governments of the States which had passed ordinances of secession, and of reestablishing their constitutional relations to the national government, after the close of the Civil War

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Reconstruction' in Nouns Frequency: #2704

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Reconstruction in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Reconstruction in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Fathy Hammad:

    We will extract reconstruction by our rifles, if there will be no rebuilding, there will be another explosion.

  2. Edith Hamilton:

    A people's literature is the great textbook for real knowledge of them. The writings of the day show the quality of the people as no historical reconstruction can.

  3. Walter Williams:

    History is not going to be kind to liberals. With their mindless programs, they've managed to do to Black Americans what slavery, Reconstruction, and rank racism found impossible destroy their family and work ethic.

  4. Ilan Noy:

    It's not only money that you need for reconstruction, but also human knowledge and a functioning government, nepal belongs to a category of countries where it's unclear whether the ability to execute reconstruction will be sufficient.

  5. Stavros Dimas:

    On the other hand the euro could fall towards $1.21 if the 180 votes are not secured, as the market will ponder the risk of the leftwing Syriza party, which is against fiscal reconstruction, taking power after a snap election next year.

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  • přestavba, rekonstrukceCzech
  • Rekonstruktion, WiederaufbauGerman
  • ανακατασκευή, αναστήλωση, αναπαράσταση, ανοικοδόμηση, αποκατάστασηGreek
  • rekonstruoEsperanto
  • reconstrucción, restauraciónSpanish
  • jälleenrakennus, uudelleenrakennus, rekonstruktio, rekonstruointiFinnish
  • reconstitutionFrench
  • վերակազմությունArmenian
  • ricostruzioneItalian
  • wederopbouwDutch
  • restaurare, reconstrucție, reconstruire, restaurație, reconstituireRomanian
  • реконструкция, восстановление, возрождение, воссозданиеRussian
  • rekonstruktion, återuppbyggnadSwedish
  • rekonstriksiyonTurkish
  • 重建Chinese

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