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noun as in rebuilding

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The project will close the Addison Road and Arlington Cemetery stations for platform reconstruction, part of Metro’s multiyear, $431 million project to replace and upgrade deteriorating platforms at 20 stations.

Even harder, he’ll have to do that personal reconstruction while making his debut appearance on Broadway.

The problem, called the Holocene warming conundrum, is that previous reconstructions of the historical climate showed a warm period from 6,000 to 10,000 years ago, followed by a period of cooling.

Their design was based on a historic reconstruction of the Stonehenge of 4,200 years ago.

I think probably a lot of people didn’t realize exactly what compromises would be necessary to deliver on these promises of reconstruction.

Excerpted from Capitol Men: The Epic Story of Reconstruction Through the Lives of the First Black Congressmen by Philip Dray.

Ed Brooke, the first African-American Senator since Reconstruction, embraced fights with the left and right.

Congress created SIGAR to provide oversight of relief and reconstruction projects in Afghanistan.

The 1950s, observed C. Vann Woodward, resembled the era of Reconstruction in many ways.

One case in particular became the focus of Stuart Bowen, Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction.

He stepped gladly into the building and the door shut with the familiar thunder that completed the reconstruction of the past.

Any change for good among such would be to their dissolution and reconstruction on principles which they do not now hold.

Correct views of a vow, as altogether wrong, should lead to its abandonment, or a total reconstruction of it.

In these methods there is needed no reconstruction of previous images, no piecing together of a number of fragments.

There would follow, I calculated, a period of profound reconstruction in method and policy alike.


On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to reconstruction, such as: rehabilitation, reorganization, repair, restoration, alteration, and conversion.

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