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reenlistment

or re-enlistment

[ree-uh n-list-muh nt] /ˌri ənˈlɪst mənt/
noun
1.
an act of reenlisting.
2.
a person who reenlists:
We've gained 3000 reenlistments this month.
3.
the period of service following a reenlistment:
His reenlistment is three years.
Origin of reenlistment
1840-1850
First recorded in 1840-50; re- + enlistment
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