reinstate (one) in (something)

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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 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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Were it proposed by the plan of the convention to abolish the governments of the particular States, its adversaries would have some ground for their objection; though it would not be difficult to show that if they were abolished the general government would be compelled, by the principle of self-preservation, to reinstate them in their proper jurisdiction.