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English verb: rehabilitate

1. rehabilitate (social) help to readapt, as to a former state of health or good repute

SamplesThe prisoner was successfully rehabilitated.
After a year in the mental clinic, the patient is now rehabilitated.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)reconstruct, restore

2. rehabilitate (social) reinstall politically

SamplesDeng Xiao Ping was rehabilitated several times throughout his lifetime.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)reinstate


3. rehabilitate (social) restore to a state of good condition or operation

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)reconstruct, restore

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