U.S. History. the acts of Congress during the period from 1865 to 1877 providing for the reorganization of the former Confederate states and setting forth the process by which they were to be restored to representation in Congress, especially the acts passed in 1867 and 1868.
[ree-kuh n-struhk-shuh-niz-uh m] /ˌri kənˈstrʌk ʃəˌnɪz əm/ noun 1. a 20th-century movement among U.S. Jews, founded by Rabbi Mordecai M. Kaplan, advocating that Judaism, being a culture and way of life as well as a religion, is in sum a religious civilization requiring constant adaptation to contemporary conditions so that Jews can identify more readily […]
[ree-kuh n-struhk-shuh-nist] /ˌri kənˈstrʌk ʃə nɪst/ noun 1. an advocate or supporter of Reconstruction or Reconstructionism. adjective 2. of or relating to Reconstruction or Reconstructionism.
[ree-kuh n-struhk-tiv] /ˌri kənˈstrʌk tɪv/ adjective 1. tending to reconstruct.
- Reconstructive mammaplasty
reconstructive mammaplasty re·con·struc·tive mammaplasty (rē’kən-strŭk’tĭv) n. The making of a simulated breast by plastic surgery for replacement of one that has been removed.