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restate Syllabification: re·state
Pronunciation: /rēˈstāt/

Definition of restate in English:


[with object]
State (something) again or differently, especially in order to correct or to make more clear or convincing: he restated his opposition to abortion [as adjective]: restated earnings
More example sentences
  • It goes on and the clear points are restated clearly, but I won't trouble you with resummarizing them.
  • Clearly, we must restate our conditions to take explicit account of the ways and methods of arriving at belief.
  • Then, instead of attempting to refute it directly, he restates it in significantly different language, setting it in other contexts and suggesting other attitudes or factors that might modify it.



Pronunciation: /rēˈstātmənt/
Example sentences
  • Investors are nervous about corporate earnings being reported and possible restatements, and also nervous about the strength of the economy.
  • The company said further restatements of its accounts may be necessary.
  • George Orwell wrote: ‘We have now sunk to a depth at which the restatement of the obvious is the first duty of civilized men.’

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