Definition of rehabilitation noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    rehabilitation

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    noun
    BrE BrE//ˌriːəˌbɪlɪˈteɪʃn//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːəˌbɪlɪˈteɪʃn//
     
    [uncountable]
     
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  1. 1the process of helping somebody to have a normal, useful life again after they have been very ill/sick or in prison for a long time a drug rehabilitation centre the rehabilitation of offenders
  2. 2the act of starting to consider that somebody is good or acceptable after a long period during which they were considered bad or unacceptable the rehabilitation of Magritte as an artist
  3. 3the process of returning a building, place or area of activity to its previous good condition the rehabilitation of the steel industry