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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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Drug rehab centers schedule each day full of classes, meetings, and activities so that clients do not have much time to just sit around and think.
The "Arrested Development" star secretly checked into the Passages Malibu rehab facility in May for 30-day treatment for drugs and alcohol.
While striving for success, Los Angeles Drug Rehab has searched long and hard for a new and effective approach for those struggling with substance abuse addictions.
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New age rehab treatment is designed to get you back on the fast track sooner.
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.
The announcement of the contract awards was made by Prime Minister David Cameron at one of Rehab JobFit's sites in Gloucester where the programme will be delivered.
Because ATG Rehab shares with Vanguard and Peak the desire to improve quality of life for people with advanced mobility needs, our acquisition of these companies offer a seamless transition, new products and expanded services for complex rehab clients in Rhode Island and Colorado," said ATG Rehab CEO Paul Bergantino.
The first time I went into rehab was in Brighton, Michigan.
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