Definition of recommence in English:

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Pronunciation: /riːkəˈmɛns/


Begin or cause to begin again: [no object]: the war recommenced [with object]: it was agreed to recommence talks
More example sentences
  • Yet once war recommenced in 1542, they were soon in difficulties, lacking tenants to defend the Borders.
  • The ink on the agreements had hardly dried before they recommenced their war of words.
  • He gave Telecom an ultimatum; either they immediately repaint the blue boxes red, or war would recommence.



Pronunciation: /riːkəˈmɛnsm(ə)nt/
Example sentences
  • The fall of the Berlin Wall did not mean the end of history nor even its recommencement after a fifty-year hiatus, but a continuation which precious few had charted or even thought about.
  • We look forward to your co-operation in putting these procedures into operation quickly to enable an early recommencement of asbestos clearance.
  • However, with industry leadership assured and having just returned to profitability, the recommencement of payouts should start next year.

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