rehabilitation

/ (ˌriːəˌbɪlɪˈteɪʃən) /

noun

the act or process of rehabilitating
med
  1. the treatment of physical disabilities by massage, electrotherapy, or exercises
  2. (as modifier)rehabilitation centre

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Cultural definitions for rehabilitation

rehabilitation

In politics, the restoration to favor of a political leader whose views or actions were formerly considered unacceptable. (Compare nonperson.)

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