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re·build

 (rē-bĭld′)
tr.v. re·built (-bĭlt′), re·build·ing, re·builds
1. To build again.
2. To make extensive structural repairs on.
3. To remodel or make extensive changes in: tried to rebuild society.
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rebuilding

(ˌriːˈbɪldɪŋ)
n
1. (Building)
a. the process of building something (such as a city, building, etc) again after it has been damaged or destroyed
b. (as modifier): rebuilding work.
2. the restoration of a system or situation to a previous condition: the rebuilding of the economy.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rebuilding - building againrebuilding - building again      
reconstruction - the activity of constructing something again
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Translations

rebuilding

[ˈriːˈbɪldɪŋ] Nreconstrucción f
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rebuilding

[ˌriːˈbɪldɪŋ]
n
[building, bridge, town] → reconstruction f
(= renewal, restoration) [country, relationship] → reconstruction f; [economy] → reconstruction f
modif [programme, project] → de reconstruction
rebuilding work → travaux mpl de reconstruction
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rebuilding

n (= restoration: of house, wall) → Wiederaufbau m; (fig: of society, relationship) → Wiederherstellung f
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References in classic literature ?
It was built by the Pendragons in the very days of the Spanish wars; and though it's needed patching and even rebuilding for another reason, it's always been rebuilt in the old way.
Besides this the chief steward wrote every year telling him of fires and bad harvests, or of the necessity of rebuilding factories and workshops.
The chief magistrate of the city can't go and be a rebuilding of people's houses, my good sir.
Fifteen years ago I built my own wood cottage there, and now I'm rebuilding it of good Surrey stone."
We planned much, rebuilding all our shattered air-castles; but above all we planned most to find Dian.
Perak MCA Public Services and Complaints Bureau's Low Guo Nan said rebuilding the dilapidated 60-year-old market was a good thing and having a referendum to let the people decide was a waste of funds.
Michael Edmison, former executive director of Rebuilding Together OKC, plans to share the unique ideas from Oklahoma City and the Oklahoma Standard to the new affiliates he serves in the central and western part of the country as regional director of the national organization.
IN a recent briefing with the Used Trucks Rebuilders and Importers Association of the Philippines (UTRIP), the organization fears that the operations of their members in rebuilding used trucks may have only up to June 30, 2019 to conduct their business given new imposition by the government that are in virtually impossible to be compliant with.
The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) along with a consumer committee initiated the rebuilding of the 350 year-old pond.
Pingtan Marine Enterprise announced that following the approval of modification and rebuilding for 27 fishing vessels from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs of the People's Republic of China, an additional 24 fishing vessels of the company have recently received approval for modification and rebuilding from the MOA.