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The restoration of former rights, authority, or abilities.

The process of rehabilitating a witness involves restoring the credibility of the witness following Impeachment by the opposing party. Rehabilitating a prisoner refers to preparing him or her for a productive life upon release from prison.


noun adjustment, alteration, development, improvement, instauration, readjustment, rebuilding, reclamation, reconstitution, reconstruction, recreation, recuperation, redemption, reeducation, reestablishment, reformation, reindoctrination, reinstatement, remodeling, renewal, renovation, reorganization, repair, reparation, restitution, restoration, resurrection, return, revival, revivement, revivification, salvation
Associated concepts: company rehabilitation
See also: change, correction, improvement, progress, reconversion, remedy, rendition, renewal, reorganization, repair, reparation
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and the 50,000 s/f MALO CLINIC Ambulatory Surgery Center and the MALO Advanced Oral Rehabilitation Center in Rutherford, N.
Davarpanah is head of the Oral Rehabilitation Center of the American Hospital of Paris.
Also in children with special health care needs the quality of life improved after oral rehabilitation under GA [Baens-Ferrer et al.
The centre is due to recruit a modern matron, specialising in head and neck cancer, as well as an oral rehabilitation consultant to support people after surgery because of its success.