reconstruction

  • 1 reconstruction — [ r(ə)kɔ̃stryksjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1728; de reconstruire, d apr. construction ♦ Action de reconstruire (qqch.). Reconstruction d un mur, d un édifice. Spécialt Reconstruction des villes détruites par la guerre. ♢ Fig. La reconstruction des espèces… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 reconstruction — re‧con‧struc‧tion [ˌriːkənˈstrʌkʆn] noun 1. [uncountable] the work that is done after a war,Earthquake etc to repair the damage that was caused to buildings, industry etc: • the post war reconstruction of the country s damaged infrastructure 2.… …

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  • 3 ReConStruction — convention logo Status Active Genre Science fiction/Fantasy …

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  • 4 Reconstruction —   [riːkən strʌkʃn; englisch »Wiederaufbau«] die, , nach dem Sezessionskrieg in den USA die Periode der Wiedereingliederung der elf Südstaaten in die Union (1865 77). Sie wurde durch verschiedene soziale und politische Probleme erschwert: die… …

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  • 5 reconstruction — re·con·struc·tion n 1: a rebuilding of a nonfunctional patented article that amounts to creation of a new article and constitutes infringement of the patent the complete replacement of the mechanism was a reconstruction and not a repair 2: the… …

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  • 6 Reconstruction — Re con*struc tion ( str?k sh?n), n. 1. The act of constructing again; the state of being reconstructed. [1913 Webster] 2. (U.S. Politics) The act or process of reorganizing the governments of the States which had passed ordinances of secession,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 Reconstruction — (1865 77) the period of American history after the Civil War when the southern states, under government and military control, rejoined the US. Slavery was ended, black people were given the right to vote, and a few universities were established… …

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  • 8 Reconstruction — (1865 77) the period of American history after the Civil War when the southern states, under government and military control, rejoined the US. Slavery was ended, black people were given the right to vote, and a few universities were established… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 reconstruction — 1791, action or process of reconstructing,” from RE (Cf. re ) + CONSTRUCTION (Cf. construction). In U.S. political history sense (usually with a capital R ), from 1865. It had been used during the American Civil War in reference to… …

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  • 10 reconstruction — [rē΄kənstruk′shən] n. 1. a) the act of reconstructing b) something reconstructed 2. [R ] the process, after the Civil War, of reorganizing the Southern states which had seceded and reestablishing them in the Union 3. [R ] the period of this (1867 …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 Reconstruction — NOTOC Reconstruction may refer to:Politics, history and sociology*Postwar reconstruction. **Reconstruction era of the United States, the period between 1865 to 1877 when the US government focused on resolving the consequences and aftermath of the …

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  • 12 reconstruction — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ major ▪ complete, total ▪ radical ▪ large, large scale, life size …

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  • 13 Reconstruction — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Reconstruction », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) En histoire, une période de… …

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  • 14 reconstruction — reconstructional, reconstructionary, adj. /ree keuhn struk sheuhn/, n. 1. an act of reconstructing. 2. (cap.) U.S. Hist. a. the process by which the states that had seceded were reorganized as part of the Union after the Civil War. b. the period… …

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  • 15 Reconstruction — Als Reconstruction bezeichnet man in den USA die Wiedereingliederungsphase der 1860/61 aus den Vereinigten Staaten ausgetretenen Staaten in die USA nach dem Bürgerkrieg (1861–1865). Sie zog sich bis 1877 hin. Den Begriff „reconstruction“ mit… …

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  • 16 reconstruction */ — UK [ˌriːkənˈstrʌkʃ(ə)n] / US [ˌrɪkənˈstrʌkʃ(ə)n] noun Word forms reconstruction : singular reconstruction plural reconstructions 1) a) [uncountable] the process of building something again Reconstruction is already under way after the floods. b)… …

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  • 17 reconstruction — re|con|struc|tion [ ,rikən strʌkʃən ] noun * 1. ) uncount the process of building something again: Reconstruction is already under way after the floods. a ) the process of putting a country back into a good condition after a war: They announced a …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 reconstruction — [[t]ri͟ːkənstrʌ̱kʃ(ə)n[/t]] reconstructions 1) N UNCOUNT 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. ...America s part… …

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  • 19 reconstruction — re|con|struc|tion [ˌri:kənˈstrʌkʃən] n 1.) [U] the work that is done to repair the damage to a city, industry etc, especially after a war reconstruction of ▪ the reconstruction of Western Europe after the war 2.) [C usually singular] a… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 reconstruction — re|con|struc|tion [ˌri:kənˈstrʌkʃən] n 1.) [U] the work that is done to repair the damage to a city, industry etc, especially after a war reconstruction of ▪ the reconstruction of Western Europe after the war 2.) [C usually singular] a… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English