- to form again.
Origin of re-form
1300–50; Middle English; orig. identical with reform
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Examples from the Web for re-form
Or perhaps the diaspora of talent will re-form and succeed while the companies who ejected them collapse and disappear.Kill the Media Zombies
December 8, 2008
"I intended to re-form them beyond the village, your excellency," answered the general.War and Peace
But the Nemedians were smashed, broken, unable to re-form or make a stand.The Hour of the Dragon
Robert E. Howard
Forthwith the battalions began to re-form, and in every company the roll was called.
The Dervish line, broken by the charge, began to re-form at once.
It will be the work of the future to arrange, and if necessary to re-form, these various groups.The Criminal
- to form anew
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Word Origin and History for re-form
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