Definition of rehire in English:

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Pronunciation: /rēˈhī(ə)r/


[with object]
Hire (a former employee) again: the company dismissed its workers and rehired them on a lower rate
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  • Only rehire those with satisfactory performance.
  • They fluffed the chance to get a whole new board of their choosing by falling for the old two card trick and effectively rehiring the old guard.
  • These profits are going to necessary public services such as rehiring doctors in local hospitals.


A person rehired: he declined to give any specifics on the number of possible rehires
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  • A copy of the Social Security card for verifying the employee's name is not required for a rehire.

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Syllabification: re·hire

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