Definition of reappoint in English:

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reappoint

Pronunciation: /ˌrēəˈpoint/

verb

[with object]
Appoint (someone) once again to a position they have previously held.
Example sentences
  • He was reappointed in the same position in 2001.
  • He didn't appoint him or reappoint him in 2001 - Alston did.
  • Or would he lose that job permanently, at least until he's reappointed to the district court and confirmed for that position?

Derivatives

reappointment

Pronunciation: /ˌrēəˈpoin(t)mənt/
noun
Example sentences
  • But despite desperate attempts to convince the Irish duo to back the reappointments, the pair abstained from voting.
  • Sessionals also face bureaucratic red tape with each reappointment, said Needham, adding that even a continuing sessional must reapply for a library card, a parking space, and an e-mail address.
  • His current term expires on December 19 and his reappointment will be officially announced on December 20, the fifth anniversary of Macau's handover in 1999.

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Syllabification: re·ap·point

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