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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of reconstitute.
  • adjective constructed anew


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  • On Friday, that cloud erupted into a full-blown hurricane, wiping out the Tour hopes of the race's top two contenders — T-Mobile's Jan Ullrich of Germany and CSC's Ivan Basso of Italy — and possibly eliminating Kazakh Alexandre Vinokourov of the Astana-Wurth team, a squad reconstituted from the ashes of the Liberty Seguros team at the center of the Spanish doping investigation that began this storm. - Ban of favorites Ullrich, Basso likely to open up Tour to American riders

  • * The lecture was extemporized from brief notes and was afterwards reconstituted from the notes so that the reasoning, but not the wording, is reproduced.

    Wilhelm Ostwald - Nobel Lecture

  • Small-cap volatility also typically increases when the small-cap index is reconstituted, which is set to happen at the end of the month.

    After Rally, Analysts Foresee a Small Problem

  • The IAEA reported no evidence of any kind of reconstituted nuclear weapons program.

    The Fact Checker: Rumsfeld's flight of fancy on Iraq

  • The IAEA reported no evidence of any kind of reconstituted nuclear weapons program.

    Rumsfeld's flight of fancy on Iraq

  • The Examiner's Leah Fabel looks at how those changes are already proceeding at DCPS -- focusing on two "reconstituted" schools, Garfield Elementary and Hamilton Education Center, that are now in the process of removing large numbers of teachers.

    DeMorning DeBonis: Aug. 9, 2010

  • NCLB CHANGES -- Like cardboard tubes of frozen orange juice, four DCPS schools will be "reconstituted" next school year under No Child Left Behind, Bill Turque reports Tuesday.

    DeMorning DeBonis: June 15, 2010

  • For it was Cheney, with Libby's active help, who had sounded the loudest alarms about Hussein's "reconstituted" nuclear program, about his stores of chemical and biological weapons and supposed ties to Al Qaeda.

    Marcy Wheeler: Max Frankel's Ghost

  • Originally, the invasion of Iraq was justified primarily on grounds that Iraq had substantial quantities of chemical and biological weapons and had "reconstituted" its nuclear weapons development program, and that it could give terrorists "weapons of mass destruction."

    How History Will View Bush

  • Al Qaeda, Tenet said, has "reconstituted" (and is presumably no longer "hiding in caves," as President George W. Bush likes to say).

    A Wide World Of Trouble


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