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re·in·state / ˌrē-inˈstāt/ • v. [tr.] (often be reinstated) restore (someone or something) to their former position or condition: the union is fighting to reinstate the fired journalists. DERIVATIVES: re·in·state·ment n.

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reinstate re-establish in a position XVI; restore to a former state XVIII. See RE-, INSTATE.

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REINSTATE

To restore to a condition that has terminated or been lost; to reestablish.

To reinstate a case, for example, means to restore it to the same position it had before dismissal.