reopen

[ ree-oh-puhn ]
/ riˈoʊ pən /

verb (used with or without object)

to open again.
to start again; resume: to reopen an argument; to reopen an attack.

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Origin of reopen

First recorded in 1725–35; re- + open
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British Dictionary definitions for reopen

reopen
/ (riːˈəʊpən) /

verb

to open or cause to open again
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