Definition of 'reconstruct'
Example sentences containing 'reconstruct'
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She has undergone 17 operations to reconstruct her face. Times, Sunday Times (2017)I had six operations in about five weeks to try to reconstruct my leg. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Using his skull they were able to reconstruct his face. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She was unable to walk for six months and after a year her face was surgically reconstructed. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He would be sawing camper vans in half and trying to reconstruct them. The Sun (2014)He would put the notes aside for a few days and then use them to try to reconstruct the passage. The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)She has undergone 17 operations to reconstruct her face. Times, Sunday Times (2016)One application is in forensic work, using the images to reconstruct crime scenes. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They are trying to reconstruct what has really gone on there for the past 30 years. Times, Sunday Times (2013)If you can, try to reconstruct the interview in a more positive light. How to Face Interviews (1981)But she cannot venture to go so far; she lacks the means to reconstruct society in different form. Sources of the West: Readings in Western Civilization, Volume 1: From the Beginning to 1715 (1995)Other researchers are trying to reconstruct the whole mammoth genome, with at least three teams in the race. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The patient would probably end up having their face reconstructed with skin grafts, which could leave them worse off than they were before. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The doctors removed the tumours and reconstructed her face, but there was one more operation on her eyelid that she kept putting off. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The remembrance roused a whole train of association, and she lay in the darkness reconstructing the past out of which her present had grown. The House of Mirth (1905)No use trying to reconstruct it from how on-trend the parental hairstyle is, you have no idea. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Experts who found the monarch's skeleton under a council parking lot in Leicester reconstructed his face from the skull. The Sun (2013)So we're not trying to reconstruct anything from that era other than style, good manners and hard work. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Once the magic is lost," reconstructing "it is like trying to reconstruct a romance - it is just not in the cards. LIVING ON THE FAULT LINE, REVISED EDITION (2002)
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Translations for 'reconstruct'
British English: reconstruct VERB
If you reconstruct something that has been destroyed or badly damaged, you build it and make it work again.
The government must reconstruct the shattered economy.
Definition of reconstruct from the Collins English Dictionary
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