re-form

[ ree-fawrm ]
/ riˈfɔrm /

verb (used with or without object)

to form again.

Nearby words

  1. re-evaluate,
  2. re-evaluation,
  3. re-examine,
  4. re-experience,
  5. re-export,
  6. re-formation,
  7. re-fund,
  8. re-hat,
  9. re-hear,
  10. re-ignite

Origin of re-form

1300–50; Middle English; orig. identical with reform

Related formsre-for·ma·tion, nounre-form·er, noun

Can be confusedre-form reform

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British Dictionary definitions for re-formation

re-form

/ (riːˈfɔːm) /

verb

to form anew
Derived Formsre-formation, noun

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Word Origin and History for re-formation
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