instate

[in-steyt]
verb (used with object), instated, instating.
1.
to put or place in a certain state or position, as in an office; install.
2.
Obsolete. to endow with something.

Origin:
1595–1605; in-2 + state (noun); see reinstate

instatement, noun
uninstated, adjective
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instate (ɪnˈsteɪt)
 
vb
(tr) to place in a position or office; install
 
in'statement
 
n

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Example sentences
We need to re-instate a sort of apprenticeship model where people can learn any craft, trade, or work.
Re-instate the draft, except this time the soldiers are never in the line of fire, so there won't be any public outcry.
Instate receipts include all gallons of aircraft jet fuel purchased, refined, or produced by you.
The prices that they advertise are substantially lower than the cost of cigarettes from instate retailers.
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