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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 re·ha·bil·i·tate /ˌriəˈbɪləˌtet, ˌrihə-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 re·ha·bil·i·tate /ˌrɪ(h)əˈbɪləˌtet/ 及物動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·ha·bil·i·tate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Rehabilitated p. pr. & vb. n. Rehabilitating.]  To invest or clothe again with some right, authority, or dignity; to restore to a former capacity; to reinstate; to qualify again; to restore, as a delinquent, to a former right, rank, or privilege lost or forfeited; -- a term of civil and canon law.
    Restoring and rehabilitating the party.   --Burke.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: reinstall politically; "Deng Xiao Ping was rehabilitated
           several times throughout his lifetime" [ant: purge]
      2: restore to a state of good condition or operation
      3: help to re-adapt, as to a former state of health or good
         repute; "The prisoner was successfully rehabilitated";
         "After a year in the mental clinic, the patient is now