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verb [intransitive/transitive] reconsider pronunciation in American English /ˌrikənˈsɪdər/
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present tense
present participlereconsidering
past tensereconsidered
past participlereconsidered
  1. to think again about a decision in order to decide whether you should change it

    His boss called to discuss his resignation and ask him to reconsider.

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 reconsider pronunciation in American English /ˌrikənˌsɪdəˈreɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [uncountable]

sea lion

in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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