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To restore to a condition that has terminated or been lost; to reestablish.

To reinstate a case, for example, means to restore it to the same position it had before dismissal.


verb bring back, place in a former state, put back, put back into service, reappoint, reconstitute, reestablish, rehabilitate, rehire, reinaugurate, reinstall, remit, replace, reseat, restituere, restore, restore to office, restore to power, return, revest, revive
Associated concepts: reinstate to a job
See also: continue, proceed, reclaim, remit, renew, replace, restore, resume, return, surrender
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The law permits the employer to hire a replacement to perform the injured worker's preinjury job while the worker was on leave, but once the injured worker is released for full duty, the employer must remove the replacement from the position and reinstate the injured worker.
For example, New York state says employers must reinstate employees performing federal or state military service if certain conditions are met, none of which involve a limitation on the length of service, says Jonathan Segal, a partner with Philadelphia-based law firm WolfBlock LLP.
Ms Al Zayani said the government was also in constant contact with private sector companies to encourage them to reinstate another 697 dismissed workers.
As a related further initiative, the government decided to reinstate all of its employees and students that had been dismissed for speech activity and has been encouraging private sector employers to do the same.
The IMF is expected to reinstate a credit programme in Afghanistan, according to the local government.
Rangel's bill to reinstate the draft, demonstrating that the lopsided 402-2 vote does not provide a reliable measure of where congressmen really stand on the issue.
Following nearly two years of legal proceedings, the airline - which according to ALPA has previously failed to reinstate the pilot despite court rulings - has now reinstated the pilot, who is expected to begin recurrent training in early January 2003.
It was the President's trusted man, Christopher 'Bong' Go, who allegedly called and asked the head of the Philippine National Police, to reinstate a cop involved in the killing of Albuera, Leyte Mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr.
Liberal Opposition Leader Steven Marshall is refusing to stand up for South Australians and call on the Abbott Government to reinstate the $30 million per year it has cut from pensioner concessions.
But the five-member Civil Service Commission voted 3-2 to reinstate Edwards.