Definition of re-erect in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌrēəˈrekt/


[with object]
Erect (something, especially a building) again.
Example sentences
  • The ground was cold underfoot but we were laughing as we fetched rocks from the river, re-erected the tent and weighed down its rim with the rocks.
  • But not until November 1941 was a central schedule established for re-erecting the evacuated factories.
  • Police continued to keep a close watch on the squatters to ensure that the makeshift homes were not re-erected once the demolition was completed.



Example sentences
  • ‘It is not acceptable for Hounslow to express regret at the taking down of the sign when they should have required its re-erection as part of the redevelopment package,’ she added.
  • There will be a gap before the second phase starts and re-erection of the wall is still in its planning stage.
  • The re-erection of the plaque commemorating the birthplace of Major John McBride who was executed in 1916 took place yesterday evening at The Helm Bar, The Quay, Westport.

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Syllabification: re-erect

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