Definition of reattain in English:

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reattain

Pronunciation: /riːəˈteɪn/

verb

[with object]
Attain (an objective or position) again: it changes behaviour so as to reattain the set body weight a point is reached where stability is reattained
More example sentences
  • As soon as her telepathic abilities discern that we have reattained REM sleep, she cries again.
  • The only way we can reattain innocence is by glossing over our pasts, forgetting, and we're not always so good at that.
  • Especially in the realm of the technology of production, changes, if any, had been gradual over the centuries, and in some areas even ancient Roman standards had not been reattained.

Derivatives

reattainment

noun
Example sentences
  • After the state has reduced emissions of the offending pollutant and these programs have proven effective, it may apply for reattainment for the area.
  • It is not the attainment of a capacity that helps the hero conquer his (or her) challenges but the reattainment of it.

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