rehabber, n.
/ree"hab'/, n., adj., v., rehabbed, rehabbing. Informal.
1. rehabilitation.
2. a rehabilitated building.
3. of or pertaining to rehabilitation: funds for new rehab projects.
4. to rehabilitate.
[by shortening]

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