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re·hab

 (rē′hăb′) Informal
n.
1. Rehabilitation, especially a program of treatment for an injury or an addiction.
2. Something, especially a building, that has undergone rehabilitation.
tr.v. re·habbed, re·hab·bing, re·habs
To rehabilitate: "purchased and rehabbed eight units of housing" (Hatfield MA Valley Advocate).

re′hab′ber n.

rehab

(ˈriːhæb)
n
1. (Social Welfare) short for rehabilitation
2. (Medicine) short for rehabilitation
3. (Social Welfare) treatment for drink or drug addiction
4. (Medicine) treatment for drink or drug addiction
5. (Social Welfare) informal NZ short for Rehabilitation Department

re•hab

(ˈriˌhæb)

n., v. -habbed, -hab•bing. n.
1. rehabilitation.
2. a rehabilitated building.
v.t.
3. to rehabilitate.
[1945–50; by shortening]
re′hab`ber, n.
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rehab

noun
Informal. The systematic application of remedies to effect a cure:
Translations

rehab

[ˈriːhæb] n (for drug or alcohol problems)désintox f , désintoxication f
The Priory, where all the celebrities go for rehab → The Priory, là où toutes les célébrités vont en désintox
to be in rehab → être en désintox, être en désintoxicationrehab centre n (for drug or alcohol problems)centre m de désintoxication

rehab

(fam) V. rehabilitation.
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Rehab was born in the 1940s as soldiers with disabilities returned from war They needed therapy, emotional support and education to return to some form of normal life About that same time, polio struck, causing severe disabilities and presenting another need.