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prefix re- pronunciation in British English /riː/
  1. 1
    again: used with many verbs, nouns, or adjectives
    Previous applicants need not reapply.
    the re-election of the Mayor
    reheated soup
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  2. 2
    again in a different way: used with many verbs, nouns, or adjectives
    We’ve decided to redecorate the kitchen.
    a rearrangement of our plans
    a completely rewritten script
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  3. 3
    back to the way that something was before: used with many verbs and nouns
    She reappeared a few minutes later.
    the recapture of the city
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