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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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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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