reconstruction has definitions from the fields of psychology,history
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[ noun ] (history) the period after the United States Civil War when the southern states were reorganized and reintegrated into the Union; 1865-1877

Used in print

(Edward P. Lawton, "Northern Liberals and Southern...)

Southern resentment has been over the method of its ending , the invasion , and Reconstruction ; their fears now are of miscegenation and Negro political control in many counties .

I suppose the reason is a kind of wishful_thinking : do n't talk_about the final stages of Reconstruction and they will take_care of themselves .

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age historic_period

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[ noun ] the activity of constructing something again

Used in print

(The Atlanta Constitution...)

Meanwhile , it was learned the State_Highway_Department is very near being ready to issue the first $ 30 million worth of highway reconstruction bonds .

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[ noun ] an interpretation formed by piecing together bits of evidence

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interpretation

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[ noun ] (psychology) recall that is hypothesized to work by storing abstract features which are then used to construct the memory during recall

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recall recall reconstruct

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