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noun [countable/uncountable]     re-evaluation pronunciation in British English
/riː ɪˌvæljuˈeɪʃ(ə)n/
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  1. the act or process of considering something carefully again before making a judgment about it, especially because circumstances have changed

    The program is undergoing re-evaluation due to changing economics and is on hold until further notice.

    This meaning is based on one submitted to the Open Dictionary by: Muhammad Osama Afnan Hanafi from Pakistan on 12/09/2015


a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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