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recidivate

[ ri-sid-uh-veyt, ree- ]
/ r瑟藞s瑟d 蓹藢ve瑟t, ri- /
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verb (used without object), re路cid路i路vat路ed, re路cid路i路vat路ing.
to engage in recidivism; relapse.
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Origin of recidivate

First recorded in 1520鈥30; from Medieval Latin recidiv膩tus, past participle of recidiv膩re 鈥渢o slide back, revert, relapse鈥; see recidivism, -ate1
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