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reconstruction

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reconstruction/ˌriːkənˈstrʌkʃən/noun
pluralreconstructions
reconstruction
/ˌriːkənˈstrʌkʃən/
noun
pluralreconstructions
Learner's definition of RECONSTRUCTION  
[noncount]  : the act or process of building something that was damaged or destroyed again
[noncount]  : the process of putting something (such as a country) back into a good condition
: a process in which an event or series of events is carefully examined in order to find out or show exactly what happened
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[noncount]US 
orReconstruction
: the period from 1867 to 1877 when the southern states joined the northern states again after the American Civil War
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