rehabilitation


rehabilitation
I noun adjustment, alteration, amelioration, development, improvement, instauration, melioration, readjustment, rebuilding, reclamation, reconstitution, reconstruction, recreation, recuperation, redemption, redintegration, reeducation, reestablishment, reformation, regeneration, reindoctrination, reinstatement, reinvigoration, remaking, remodeling, renewal, renovation, reorganization, repair, reparation, restitution, restoration, resurrection, resuscitation, return, revival, revivement, revivification, salvation associated concepts: company rehabilitation II index correction (change), improvement, progress, reconversion, remedy (legal means of redress), rendition (restoration), renewal, reorganization, repair, reparation (keeping in repair)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


rehabilitation
n. A restoration of reputation and character, the term has many context-sensitive meanings. In penology, it is the process of improving the inmate's character so he will become a productive member of society. At a trial, it is the restoration of a witness's credibility after it has been impeached under cross examination. In the context of bankruptcy, it is restoring a corporation's solvency by satisfying the creditors' claims with future earnings, so that the corporation may continue to do business.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


rehabilitation
The restoration of former rights, authority, or abilities.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


rehabilitation
The restoration of former rights, authority, or abilities.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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