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recommit Line breaks: re|com¦mit
Pronunciation: /riːkəˈmɪt/

Definition of recommit in English:

verb (recommits, recommitting, recommitted)

[with object]
1Commit again: it should deter corporations from recommitting the same offence we must recommit ourselves to this important mission
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  • We must recommit ourselves to building a world where democracy and rights prevail.
  • We have heard that several donors are ready to commit or recommit funds to the sector if there is a commensurate government commitment.
  • Let us recommit ourselves to the slow and painstaking work of statecraft, which sees peace, not war as being inevitable.
1.1Return (a motion, proposal, or parliamentary bill) to a committee for further consideration: an amendment moving that the services be recommitted to the revision committee
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  • The House could go into Committee, and the bill could be recommitted by motion back to a select committee.
  • That might be an easier way than recommitting the bill.
  • I am far from convinced that the Supplementary Order Paper does that, but we should wait until it is recommitted to the select committee so that we can further examine it.


Pronunciation: /ˌriːkəˈmɪtm(ə)nt/
Example sentences
  • If we keep faith with Martin's teachings and join together with an energised recommitment to create the beloved community, we will one day be celebrating his vision as a glorious reality.
  • Just a few days ago, there was a meeting of the main donors here in New York at the United Nations, and it was a real strong recommitment.
  • His recommitment to Jesus as Lord of his life two years ago gave him hope and joy.
Pronunciation: /ˌriːkəˈmɪtl/
Example sentences
  • Pursuant to a discussion at the Business Committee yesterday, I seek leave for the Human Assisted Reproductive Technology Bill to be taken through its third reading today following any recommittal.
  • The Government has referred this bill back for recommittal.
  • Over half were recommittals, many for non-payment of fines.
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