Definitions for Reconstructionˌri kənˈstrʌk ʃən
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
re•con•struc•tionˌri kənˈstrʌk ʃən(n.)
the act of reconstructing.
(cap.) the process by which the states that had seceded were reorganized as part of the Union after the Civil War. the period during which this took place, 1865–77.
Category: American History
Origin of reconstruction:
Reconstruction, Reconstruction Period(noun)
the period after the American Civil War when the southern states were reorganized and reintegrated into the Union; 1865-1877
the activity of constructing something again
an interpretation formed by piecing together bits of evidence
reconstruction, reconstructive memory(noun)
recall that is hypothesized to work by storing abstract features which are then used to construct the memory during recall
A thing that has been reconstructed or restored to an earlier state.
The act of restoring something to an earlier state.
The reconstruction of the medieval bridge began last year.
An attempt to understand in detail how certain events took place or happened.
The detective's reconstruction of what happened that night is dubious.
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.
the act of constructing again; the state of being reconstructed
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
Translations for Reconstruction
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to create a complete description or idea, on the basis of certain known facts
Let us try to reconstruct the crime.
- إعادَة بِناءArabic
- reconstruçãoPortuguese (BR)
- die RekonstruktionGerman
- ανασυγκρότηση, ανάπλαση, αναπαράστασηGreek
- rekonstrukcija, obnovaCroatian
- újjáépítés, rekonstrukcióHungarian
- atkūrimas, rekonstrukcijaLithuanian
- rekonstrukcija; restaurācija; atjaunošanaLatvian
- rekonstruksjon, gjenreisingNorwegian
- بيرته سمونه، بياجوړونه، بياروغونهPashto
- yeniden tasarlamaTurkish
- 重建，再現Chinese (Trad.)
- перебудова, реконструкціяUkrainian
- تعمیر نوUrdu
- sự dựng lạiVietnamese
- 重议，重定，重建Chinese (Simp.)
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