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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:
Translations

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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A highly regarded physician has stated, responding to the unfortunately high rate of relapse found with most drug rehabs, “The world doesn't need 'another rehab' but rather professionals in the field who are constantly willing to think about their own thinking and question what they believe is true about how they practice helping others in need.
Unfortunately, Amy Winehouse went to one of the unworkable rehabs that get less than 20% off drugs.
I've been to a lot of rehabs, and this one's the best.
Through my experience, this does happen in most major rehabs, but it is inconsistent at best in some of the smaller or less experienced facilities across this vast land.
Finley rehabs: Center fielder Steve Finley went 2 for 4 in his rehab assignment for Single-A Rancho Cucamonga on Saturday night and will be activated from the disabled list Thursday when the Angels return from the All-Star break to play the Minnesota Twins.
Generally, rehab candidates were older B quality buildings or single occupant corporate buildings.
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