Rehabilitation definition

Rehabilitation is defined as bringing back to a positive condition.

An example of rehabilitation is helping a car accident victim regain use of her legs.

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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. See also mitigating circumstance.
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The process of rehabilitating something.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
rehabilitation
Plural:
rehabilitations

Origin of rehabilitation