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recommit

Line breaks: re|com¦mit
Pronunciation: /riːkəˈmɪt
 
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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
More example sentences
  • 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
More example sentences
  • 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.

Derivatives

recommitment

1
noun
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.

recommittal

2
noun
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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