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re·con·struc·tion

 (rē′kən-strŭk′shən)
n.
1. The act or result of reconstructing.
2. Reconstruction The period (1865-1877) during which the states that had seceded to the Confederacy were controlled by the federal government before being readmitted to the Union.

Reconstruction

(ˌriːkənˈstrʌkʃən)
n
(Historical Terms) history US the period after the Civil War when the South was reorganized and reintegrated into the Union (1865–77)

re•con•struc•tion

(ˌri kənˈstrʌk ʃən)

n.
1. the act of reconstructing.
2. (cap.)
a. the process by which the states that had seceded were reorganized as part of the Union after the Civil War.
b. the period during which this took place, 1865–77.
[1785–95]
re`con•struc′tion•al, re`con•struc′tion•ar′y, adj.

Reconstruction

The political process by which the southern states were restored to the Union.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.reconstruction - the period after the American Civil War when the southern states were reorganized and reintegrated into the UnionReconstruction - the period after the American Civil War when the southern states were reorganized and reintegrated into the Union; 1865-1877
2.reconstruction - the activity of constructing something again
fixing, repair, mend, mending, reparation, fix, fixture - the act of putting something in working order again
makeover - a complete reconstruction and renovation of something; "the blighted neighborhood underwent a total makeover"
reassembly, refabrication - assembling again
re-formation, regeneration - forming again (especially with improvements or removal of defects); renewing and reconstituting
rebuilding - building again
3.reconstruction - an interpretation formed by piecing together bits of evidence
interpretation - an explanation that results from interpreting something; "the report included his interpretation of the forensic evidence"
4.reconstruction - recall that is hypothesized to work by storing abstract features which are then used to construct the memory during recall
recollection, reminiscence, recall - the process of remembering (especially the process of recovering information by mental effort); "he has total recall of the episode"

reconstruction

noun
1. rebuilding, reform, restoration, remake, remodelling, regeneration, renovation, reorganization, re-creation, re-establishment America's part in the post-war reconstruction of Germany.
2. re-enactment, account, piecing-together a reconstruction of her ordeal
Translations
إعادَة بِناء
rekonstrukce
rekonstruktion
rekonstruktiorekonstruointi
rekonstrukcióújjáépítés
endurgerî
yeniden tasarlama

reconstruction

[ˈriːkənˈstrʌkʃən] Nreconstrucción f

reconstruction

[ˌriːkənˈstrʌkʃən] n
(= renewal, reinvigoration) [country] → reconstruction f
(= rebuilding) [building, road, city] → reconstruction f
(= recreation) [crime, event] → reconstitution f
(MEDICINE) [breast, face] → reconstruction f

reconstruction

nRekonstruktion f; (of city, building)Wiederaufbau m

reconstruction

[ˌriːkənˈstrʌkʃn] nricostruzione f

reconstruct

(riːkənˈstrakt) verb
to create a complete description or idea, on the basis of certain known facts. Let us try to reconstruct the crime.
ˌreconˈstruction (-ʃən) noun

re·con·struc·tion

v. reconstrucción.

reconstruction

n reconstrucción f
References in periodicals archive ?
Under Congressional Reconstruction, the existing state governments were dissolved, direct military rule was introduced, and specific measures were taken to encourage black voting and secure full civil rights for the freedmen.
2, 1869, at 2; see also BENEDICT, COMPROMISE, supra note 29, at 210-43 (detailing the development of congressional Reconstruction legislation and black suffrage).
227) (emphasis in original) He assured moderate Republicans that he would do nothing to violate the laws or Constitution if acquitted, but more importantly, he ceased his obstruction of Congressional Reconstruction in the South.

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