French translation of 'reconstruction'
1. (= renewal, reinvigoration) [of country] reconstruction f
2. (= rebuilding) [of building, road, city] reconstruction f
3. (= recreation) [of crime, event] reconstitution f
4. (Medicine) [of breast, face] reconstruction f
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Example Sentences Including 'reconstruction'
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A glimpse of the first colony is show in this Reconstruction drawing.The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)
His research interests include libraries and book collections in the Roman world and digital reconstruction of Roman buildings.The Times Literary Supplement (2011)
The reconstruction of his country was certainly an unenviable task.KANDAHAR COCKNEY: A Tale of Two Worlds (2004)
He wanted to assist with the reconstruction of postwar France and helped to provide a theoretical framework for the government to rebuild its economy.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
His reconstructions of the buildings enabled a wider engagement with the site beyond the accounts in scholarly journals.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
It was a time of postwar reconstruction and civic pride.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The dramatic rescue reconstructions include a hair-raising tale of a man hanging upside down from a plane.The Sun (2016)
This film uses interviews, news archives and dramatic reconstruction to tell the story of that surveillance.The Sun (2012)
While aid to affected areas was relatively quick, the process of reconstruction has only just begun.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Both knees have needed reconstruction and last year he was out for four months with hip damage.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
I had to have a total knee reconstruction.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
It took two years and two knee reconstructions before she returned.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The best scrum half in the world against the Welshman who has rediscovered his top form on this tour since having a knee reconstruction.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Most have been discovered unintentionally, as a result of workers digging to erect new buildings as part of the extensive reconstruction of the country.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
And now they are watching it, thanks to a new service that sends crime reconstructions to their mobile phones using video and cartoons.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
He oversaw the reconstruction of the country, which involved the rehabilitation of destroyed oilfields.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The riches were intended to help fund Japan's postwar reconstruction.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
This documentary uses interviews with crew and dramatic reconstruction to tell the story.The Sun (2007)
Using dramatic reconstructions, and interviews this programme follows both victims and bombers.The Sun (2006)
Russia is flattening the basic infrastructure needed for postwar reconstruction.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
In the process of reconstruction, the trauma story does undergo a transformation, but only in the sense of becoming more present and more real.Trauma and Recovery (1992)
'reconstruction' in Other Languages
British English: reconstruction NOUN
Reconstruction is the process of making a country normal again after a war, for example by making the economy stronger and by replacing buildings that have been damaged.
...the postwar reconstruction of the country.
Translation of reconstruction from the Collins English to French Dictionary