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reconstituted

[ree-kon-sti-too-tid, -tyoo-] /riˈkɒn stɪˌtu tɪd, -ˌtyu-/
adjective
1.
constituted again, especially of a liquid product made by adding water to dry solids from which the water has been evaporated:
reconstituted orange juice.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; reconstitute + -ed2

reconstitute

[ree-kon-sti-toot, -tyoot] /riˈkɒn stɪˌtut, -ˌtyut/
verb (used with object), reconstituted, reconstituting.
1.
to constitute again; reconstruct; recompose.
2.
to return (a dehydrated or concentrated food) to the liquid state by adding water:
to reconstitute a bouillon cube with hot water.
verb (used without object), reconstituted, reconstituting.
3.
to undergo reconstitution; become reconstituted.
Origin
1805-15; re- + constitute
Related forms
reconstituent
[ree-kuh n-stich-oo-uh nt] /ˌri kənˈstɪtʃ u ənt/ (Show IPA),
adjective, noun
reconstitutable, reconstitutible, adjective
reconstitutive, adjective
reconstitution, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for reconstituted

reconstitute

/riːˈkɒnstɪˌtjuːt/
verb (transitive)
1.
to restore (food, etc) to its former or natural state or a semblance of it, as by the addition of water to a concentrate: reconstituted lemon juice
2.
to reconstruct; form again
Derived Forms
reconstituent (ˌriːkənˈstɪtjʊənt) adjective, noun
reconstitution, noun
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Word Origin and History for reconstituted

reconstitute

v.

1790, from re- "back, again" + constitute (v.). Related: Reconstituted; reconstituting.

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