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Word: rehabilitate

Definition: restore to proper condition (health or useful life); restore the former rank of


Sentences Containing 'rehabilitate'

According to the American Therapeutic Recreation Association (ATRA), recreational therapy is a treatment service designed to restore, remediate and rehabilitate a person’s level of functioning and independence in life activities, to promote health and wellness as well as reduce or eliminate the activity limitations and restrictions to participation in life situations caused by an illness or disabling condition.
After the city designated it a dangerous building in 1987, local preservationists and the Eureka Heritage Society tried to get funding to rehabilitate it, but it was torn down in the same year.
From 1981 to 1996 Justice Winter has been a Judge at the Vienna Youth Court, where she has undertaken projects to help rehabilitate juveniles with problems of drug addiction and mental disability.
Gillon was replaced by Israeli Navy admiral Ami Ayalon, who helped to restore the organizational morale, after the debacle of the Rabin assassination and rehabilitate its public image.
He made it clear to his constituents that the new government was still going to rely heavily on US financial support in order to rehabilitate its national economy.
Historically, the California government developed various agencies and services to aid and rehabilitate people with physical, mental, visual, and hearing disabilities.
Humans can maximise the area of healthy, functioning intertidal wetlands by minimising their impacts and by developing management strategies that protect, and where possible rehabilitate these ecosystems at risk.
It aims to rehabilitate patients after injury or those with chronic illness, avoiding the amount of weight placed on the joints by exercise outside the water.
Mutoh took an extended hiatus to rehabilitate his damaged knees after that, focusing instead on one last run in America for World Championship Wrestling alongside Vampiro.
Other sources maintain that Sanderson was an effective chief of staff who left office solely to rehabilitate from a tragic automobile accident.
Public outcry forced the city to change its plans, and a 1963 fundraising campaign provided financial support to rehabilitate the building.
Talking about the album, Greg Kot from "Blender" said, "It may be too late to rehabilitate Metallica's image, but once again, their music is all about bringing the carnage."
The Dhikr was used to rehabilitate inmates suffering from co-occurring mental health challenges, and substance abuse issues.
The following are positive ways of trying to protect or rehabilitate intertidal wetlands.
The National Park Service announced that it would rehabilitate the site.
The Saratoga Reservation was designed with graded walkways intended to help rehabilitate those with heart conditions.
Through legal, social, and advocacy services, CAST helps rehabilitate survivors of human trafficking, raises awareness, and affects legislation and public policy surrounding human trafficking.
Wang remained a political outcast until 1979, following Deng Xiaoping's ascent to power, when Wang was allowed to rejoin the Communist Party as part of a national programme to rehabilitate those unjustly persecuted during the Cultural Revolution.
When Elsa is held responsible for stampeding a herd of elephants through a village, John Kendall, Adamson's boss gives the couple three months to either rehabilitate Elsa to the wild, or send her to a zoo.

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