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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:
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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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That means that for some drugs, 98 out of 100 people who paid money and spent time in rehab will relapse and just wasted their money as they were not really rehabbed at all.
I felt the way I rehabbed, it was better than the way I rehabbed it with the Houston team.
While some buildings are subject to various rent regulations, the setting of rents will also depend on the program through which they are rehabbed.