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reconstruct

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Construction
reconstructre‧con‧struct /ˌriːkənˈstrʌkt/ ●○○ AWL verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 DESCRIBEto produce a complete description or copy of an event by collecting together pieces of information 🔊 Police were reconstructing the movements of the murdered couple.2 TBCto build something again after it has been destroyed or damaged syn rebuild 🔊 The task ahead is to reconstruct the building.
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Examples from the Corpus
reconstructWasson said damage was less than anticipated, and the forms would be reconstructed.After all, the question of eliminating and reconstructing an identity in an electronic age is ripe with possibility.Royalties earned from the publications have purchased land upon which students have reconstructed cabins and preserved cultural artifacts.Grosvenor's speeches and writings make it possible to reconstruct his political views in considerable detail.Mechanization, with all that it involves, is certainly able to distort, destroy and reconstruct many aspects of a civilization.Later, people spend hours reconstructing that brutal transition from the nowhere to the everywhere, when nature can destroy you.Kramer had several operations to reconstruct the bones in her leg.Police are trying to reconstruct the events of last Friday.
From Longman Business Dictionaryreconstructre‧con‧struct /ˌriːkənˈstrʌkt/ verb [intransitive, transitive]PROPERTY to build something again or repair it after it has been destroyed or damagedattempts to reconstruct the country’s war-damaged economy→ See Verb table
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Verb table
reconstruct
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyreconstruct
he, she, itreconstructs
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyreconstructed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave reconstructed
he, she, ithas reconstructed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad reconstructed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill reconstruct
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have reconstructed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam reconstructing
he, she, itis reconstructing
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you, we, theyare reconstructing
Past
I, he, she, itwas reconstructing
you, we, theywere reconstructing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been reconstructing
he, she, ithas been reconstructing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been reconstructing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be reconstructing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been reconstructing
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