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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.

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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rebuilding - building againrebuilding - building again      
reconstruction - the activity of constructing something again
Translations

rebuilding

[ˈriːˈbɪldɪŋ] Nreconstrucción f

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

rebuilding

n (= restoration: of house, wall) → Wiederaufbau m; (fig: of society, relationship) → Wiederherstellung f
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The chief magistrate of the city can't go and be a rebuilding of people's houses, my good sir.
We planned much, rebuilding all our shattered air-castles; but above all we planned most to find Dian.
Fifteen years ago I built my own wood cottage there, and now I'm rebuilding it of good Surrey stone.
Besides this the chief steward wrote every year telling him of fires and bad harvests, or of the necessity of rebuilding factories and workshops.
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.
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Last year, Cat dealers worldwide completed 500 total-machine rebuilds, which, on average, cost each machine owner 40 to 50 percent less than buying a comparable new machine--even though the process involves disassembling the machine to the bare frame and then rebuilding to meet factory warranty standards.
Rebuilding makes better economical sense versus buying new, while allowing utilities to keep up and running.
Agreeing on what the costs are, what federal funds have been provided, and who will bear the costs will be key to the overall rebuilding effort.
Sacks, a partner in Nixon Peabody's Affordable Housing practice, stated, "Our commitment to assist the Mississippi Center for Justice and the volunteer lawyers working with its organization is just one of many steps Nixon Peabody is taking to help with the rebuilding and housing revitalization effort along the Gulf Coast.