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reinstate (one) as (something)

To assign or elect one to a position, role, or status that one previously held. Often used in passive constructions. She's hoping that the voters will reinstate her as the district attorney. Now that he's been reinstated as president of the board, Mr. Richardson said he is looking to restructure the company from the ground up.
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reinstate (one) in (something)

To assign or elect one back into a particular position, role, or place that one previously held. Often used in passive constructions. The board has been directed by the president to reinstate Ms. Richards in her previous position. After Mr. Davis was cleared of all charges, protesters are demanding that the prime minister reinstate him in parliament.
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reinstate (one) into (something)

To assign or elect one back into a particular position, role, or place that one previously held. Often used in passive constructions. The board has been directed by the president to reinstate Ms. Richards into her previous position. After Mr. Davis was cleared of all charges, protesters are demanding that the prime minister reinstate him into parliament.
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reinstate someone as something

to put someone back as a certain officeholder. The city council agreed to reinstate Mr. Wilson as alderman. Fred was reinstated as the court clerk.
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reinstate someone in something

to put someone back into a certain office or position. If you will pay your dues, we will reinstate you in the organization. Fred was reinstated in office.
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Mr Cunningham also described the loss of the service as "completely unacceptable" and called for action "to reinstate this important nursing service before any further damage is done".
The republican decree will reinstate fired military forces to their previous or similar positions," said Nora Dhaif Allah Qatabi, the committee spokesperson.
It added that 291 employees got jobs in other companies and 44 of those dismissed workers refused to be reinstated, although their employers agreed to reinstate them.
A compromise to reinstate a dismissed worker is acceptable even if the labour complaint is referred to the court, as any settlement between a worker and his employer is acceptable in any stage of the lawsuit.
But at a hearing last month, chief fire officer Tony McGuirk said it was "not possible" to reinstate him because he had lost the respect of managers.
Auto Business News-17 May 2010-Ford to reinstate UAW's tuition aid benefits(C)2010 ENPublishing - http://www.
Summary: A tit-for-tat diplomatic spat is close to being resolved as Venezuela and the US reinstate ambassadors
Question: When must I reinstate a worker injured on the job?
During the last election campaign, he promised that a government led by him would give all MPs a free vote on a motion to reinstate the traditional definition of marriage as between a man and a woman.
With plummeting rates of recruitment and retention, more than 130,000 troops still mired in Iraq, and the growing possibility of military conflict with Iran, Syria, or North Korea (or some combination thereof), the political Establishment is quietly but unmistakably preparing to reinstate conscription in some form.
If the leave of absence is more than 90 days, the law says the employer must reinstate a returning employee to the position he or she would have had if no service call-up had occurred.
Legislation that would reinstate a tax on the chemical and oil industries to pay for the cleanup of toxic waste sites has been introduced in both the U.
Right of Insurer to Reinstate Terrorism Exclusion, and Need for Response by Insureds, Lenders and Investors Within 30 Days.
The second surprise occurred during the subsequent NFPA meeting in Atlanta on November 20, when the NFPA accepted a new motion to reinstate compartmentation.
New York State recently completed a disparity study, and because they found [patterns of discrimination], they were able to reinstate the mandatory goal program," says Ellsworth Wiggims, MTA director of affirmative action.