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



    BrE BrE//ˌriːɪnˈsteɪtmənt//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːɪnˈsteɪtmənt//
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  1. 1reinstatement (of somebody) (as/in something) the act of giving somebody back a job or position that had been taken away from them They are demanding the immediate reinstatement of seven of their colleagues.
  2. 2reinstatement (of something) (as/in something) the act of returning something to its previous position or status the reinstatement of tennis as an Olympic sport