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[ ree-kuh n-vurt ]
/ ˌri kənˈvɜrt /

verb (used with object)

to convert again.
to change back to a previous form, opinion, character, or function.

Nearby words

reconstructive, reconstructive mammaplasty, reconstructive surgery, reconvene, reconvention, reconvert, reconvey, reconveyance, record, record changer, record holder

Origin of reconvert

First recorded in 1605–15; re- + convert1
Related formsre·con·ver·sion, nounre·con·vert·er, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for reconversion


/ (ˌriːkənˈvɜːt) /

verb (tr)

to change (something) back to a previous state or form
to bring (someone) back to his or her former religion
property law to convert back (property previously converted) into its original form, as land into money and vice versaSee also conversion (def. 5)
Derived Formsreconversion (ˌriːkənˈvɜːʃən), noun
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