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reexamine

or re-ex·am·ine

[ ree-ig-zam-in ]
/ ˌri ɪgˈzæm ɪn /
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verb (used with object), re·ex·am·ined, re·ex·am·in·ing.
to examine again.
Law. to examine (a witness) again after having questioned him or her previously.
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Origin of reexamine

First recorded in 1585–95; re- + examine

OTHER WORDS FROM reexamine

re·ex·am·in·a·ble, adjectivere·ex·am·i·na·tion, nounre·ex·am·in·er, noun
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How to use reexamine in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for reexamine

re-examine
/ (ˌriːɪɡˈzæmɪn) /

verb (tr)
to examine again
law to examine (one's own witness) again upon matters arising out of his cross-examination

Derived forms of re-examine

re-examinable, adjectivere-examination, nounre-examiner, noun
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