transitive verb (-nated; -nating) Etymology: re- + pristine + 4-ate Date: 1659 to restore to an original state or condition • repristination noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Repristinate — Re*pris tin*ate (r? pr?s t?n ?t), v. t. [Pref. re + pristine.] To restore to an original state. [R.] Shedd. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • repristinate — (ˈ)rē|pristəˌnāt transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: re + pristine + ate : to restore to an original state or condition : revive repristinate the cosmic order as of before the Fall H.M.Rosenthal …   Useful english dictionary

  • repristinate — repristination, n. /ree pris teuh nayt /, v.t., repristinated, repristinating. to restore to the first or original state or condition. [1650 60; RE + PRISTINE + ATE; cf. ML repristinatio] * * * …   Universalium

  • repristinate — verb to restore something to an original state …   Wiktionary

  • repristinate — re·pris·ti·nate …   English syllables

  • repristination — noun see repristinate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Evangelical Catholic — The term Evangelical Catholic is used by Christian believers who consider themselves both catholic and evangelical. Evangelical Catholic ( catholic is the noun with evangelical modifying) can refer to: evangelical Protestant Christians who… …   Wikipedia

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