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They expressed a cordial readiness to instate him in the position which his father had occupied.

Alternatively, the state can instate an efficient court system, aided by active law enforcement agencies.

WORD ORIGIN

"to put someone in a certain state or condition," c.1600, from in + state (n.1). Related: Instated; instating.

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