“Returning Mr. Hamdan for this rehabilitation program sets a precedent,” said Swift, the military lawyer who represented Hamdan.
The Chinese government has erected 400 rehabilitation boot camps like this one to treat Internet addiction disorder.
In 2005, close to an alcoholic death, I checked into a rehabilitation center in southern England.
Back in Burma, meanwhile, the rehabilitation of her and her father Aung San, the founder of the Burmese Army, continues.
If a 17-year-old is capable of rehabilitation, what about a 19-year-old?
When Lucy Stone first resolved to devote her life to the rehabilitation of her sex, to what a task did she pledge herself!
A vague idea of rehabilitation had entered the plan of their life.
Nevertheless, despite the remorse and the rehabilitation it offered his vanity, he continued to feel—life denied him many things.
But this is later evidence given in the trial of rehabilitation.
It is to be less a repudiation than a revision and rehabilitation of the old religion.
1530s, from Middle French réhabilitation and directly from Medieval Latin rehabilitationem (nominative rehabilitatio) "restoration," noun of action from past participle stem of rehabilitare, from re- "again" (see re-) + habitare "make fit," from Latin habilis "easily managed, fit" (see able). Specifically of criminals, addicts, etc., from 1940.
1570s, "to bring back to a former condition after decay or damage," back-formation from rehabilitation and in part from Medieval Latin rehabilitatus, past participle of rehabilitare. Meaning "to restore one's reputation or character in the eyes of others" is from 1847. Related: Rehabilitated; rehabilitating.
rehabilitate re·ha·bil·i·tate (rē'hə-bĭl'ĭ-tāt')
v. re·ha·bil·i·tat·ed, re·ha·bil·i·tat·ing, re·ha·bil·i·tates
To restore to good health or useful life, as through therapy and education.
To restore to good condition, operation, or capacity.
In politics, the restoration to favor of a political leader whose views or actions were formerly considered unacceptable. (Compare nonperson.)