reinstate (one) into (something)(redirected from reinstates into)
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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