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
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Rank popularity for the word 'Reconstruction' in Nouns Frequency: #2704
The numerical value of Reconstruction in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of Reconstruction in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
There is a reconstruction plan - it just needs to be executed.
It has put us back in the relief rather than reconstruction stage.
We would have liked it if they concentrated on the reconstruction first, that would have been better.
We will extract reconstruction by our rifles, if there will be no rebuilding, there will be another explosion.
We will construct temporary learning centers for schools because reconstruction of old buildings will take time.
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Translations for Reconstruction
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- přestavba, rekonstrukceCzech
- Rekonstruktion, WiederaufbauGerman
- ανακατασκευή, αναστήλωση, αναπαράσταση, ανοικοδόμηση, αποκατάστασηGreek
- reconstrucción, restauraciónSpanish
- jälleenrakennus, uudelleenrakennus, rekonstruktio, rekonstruointiFinnish
- restaurare, reconstrucție, reconstruire, restaurație, reconstituireRomanian
- реконструкция, восстановление, возрождение, воссозданиеRussian
- rekonstruktion, återuppbyggnadSwedish
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