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[ree-kuh n-vurt]
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verb (used with object)
  1. to convert again.
  2. to change back to a previous form, opinion, character, or function.

Origin of reconvert

First recorded in 1605–15; re- + convert1
Related formsre·con·ver·sion, nounre·con·vert·er, noun
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verb (tr)
  1. to change (something) back to a previous state or form
  2. to bring (someone) back to his or her former religion
  3. property law to convert back (property previously converted) into its original form, as land into money and vice versaSee also conversion (def. 5)
Derived Formsreconversion (ˌriːkənˈvɜːʃən), noun
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