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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.
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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
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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
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rehab

(fam) V. rehabilitation.
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Confirming the completion of the project on Tuesday, Lamu Red Cross Society Branch Coordinator Kauthar Alwy Mohamed said the facility is generally meant to help drug addicts in the region recover and embark on more meaningful and productive lives.The Hindi Rehab Centre has the capacity to hold up to 100 drug addicts at ago, both men and women.
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REHAB president Alamgir Shamsul Alamin said REHAB members would be able to build flats for low-income people if the government provides land.
Hain wants to convert that space into something suitable for leasing to an outside addiction rehab center.
[USA], Sep 25 ( ANI ): Actor Ben Affleck has completed the first 30 days of his stay at rehab for his struggle against alcoholism.
He said negotiations were being finalized with Bagong Marawi, the Chinese-Filipino consortium that was likely to get the rehab contract.
Several challenges exist that account for this statistic: there are very few cardiac rehab facilities that are within a convenient traveling distance.
In addition to exercise, a cardiac rehab program includes education and counseling on how to address various cardiac risk factors.
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