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Definitions for reconstruction
ˌri kənˈstrʌk ʃənre·con·struc·tion

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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

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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

Examples of reconstruction in a Sentence

  1. Liran Carmel:

    We provide the first reconstruction of the skeletal anatomy of Denisovans, in many ways, Denisovans resembled Neanderthals, but in some traits, they resembled us, and in others they were unique.

  2. Max Warburton:

    Will the opportunity be seized? History suggests these situations require some very detailed post-conflict reconstruction - and it's not clear there's yet a plan in place at VW, it's going to be fascinating to watch.

  3. Tanya Smith:

    This study reports a major breakthrough in the reconstruction of ancient climates, a significant factor in human evolution, as temperature and precipitation cycles influenced the landscapes and food resources our ancestors relied on.

  4. Cometan:

    The Philosophical Reascension calls for the reconstruction of the paradigm of thought and the entire presence of philosophy in society as well as in our daily lives.

  5. Patricia Kramer:

    Having a virtual reconstruction allows us to do all sorts of new computer modeling, for me, though, the most exciting piece is thinking about the impact of a differently shaped body on mobility. With the computer models, we can begin to' reanimate' them to see how they moved on hills, for instance, or how carrying burdens impacted their movements.

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Translations for reconstruction

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

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