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recommit

[ ree-kuh-mit ]
/ ˌri kəˈmɪt /
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verb (used with object), re·com·mit·ted, re·com·mit·ting.

to commit again.
to refer again to a committee.

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Origin of recommit

First recorded in 1615–25; re- + commit

OTHER WORDS FROM recommit

re·com·mit·ment, re·com·mit·tal, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for recommit

recommit
/ (ˌriːkəˈmɪt) /

verb -mits, -mitting or -mitted (tr)

to send (a bill) back to a committee for further consideration
to commit again

Derived forms of recommit

recommitment or recommittal, noun
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