Definition of re-examine in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌrēəɡˈzamən/


[with object]
1Examine again or further: I will have the body re-examined
More example sentences
  • For the first time since its adoption in 1930, the Code was to be fully re-examined and substantially altered.
  • Pages that have not been as popular as entry pages may need to be re-examined and altered again.
  • The clear purpose of the book is to re-examine the decision and alter the standards applied in the Pentagon Papers.
1.1 Law Examine (a witness) again, after cross-examination by the opposing counsel.
Example sentences
  • They are there variously to lead, cross-examine and re-examine witnesses and to adjudicate on the evidence.
  • Witnesses are first examined-in-chief by the Prosecutor, then cross-examined by defence counsel, and subsequently re-examined by the Prosecutor.
  • Dr Pearson might have to consider asking the Home Secretary to recall him or even consider re-examining him.

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Syllabification: re-ex·am·ine

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