/ (riːˈtraɪ) /
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verb -tries, -trying or -tried
(tr) to try again (a case already determined); give a new trial to
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
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retroversion, Retrovir, retrovirus, retrude, retrusion, retry, retsina, retune, return, returnable, return bend
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How to use retry in a sentence
"The intervening loss of witnesses and evidence will likely make it impossible to retry," Scalia noted.Will L.A.’s Skid Row Stabber Get Sprung?|Christine Pelisek|September 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Now, her defense team has assembled a sharp appeal that could retry the case from top to bottom.Amanda Knox's Second Chance|Barbie Latza Nadeau|November 18, 2010|DAILY BEAST
Martin has promised to retry the case, at a cost of further millions of dollars.Why Two Bush Appointees Are Refusing to Leave|Scott Horton|January 16, 2009|DAILY BEAST
The Board of Trade will not retry the question of what is the right minimum rate.Liberalism and the Social Problem|Winston Spencer Churchill