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re-engage

verb
1.
(intransitive) to take part in or participate again: re-engaged in terrorism
2.
(transitive) to employ (someone) again
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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  • I have no fault to find with your working, my man, but I cannot re-engage you.

    Sappers and Miners George Manville Fenn
  • It is either that or I re-engage him for my own personal service.

    King John of Jingalo Laurence Housman
  • This is clearly proven by their general eagerness to re-engage the former employes of this company.

  • I will re-engage him and as soon as we get out of sight you take another taxi and drive straight to your hotel.

    L. P. M. J. Stewart Barney
  • In his fury the editor discharged the chief reporter, and when he went out to re-engage him found that Cairns had been before him.

    Grey Town Gerald Baldwin

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