Definition of reconvict in English:

reconvict

Line breaks: re|con¦vict
Pronunciation: /riːkənˈvɪkt
 
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verb

[with object]
  • Convict (someone) of a further criminal offence: many prisoners are reconvicted within two years of release
    More example sentences
    • It was only because the army, as a dual sovereign was able to retry him after an acquittal that he was reconvicted.
    • When his conviction was found flawed, the State retried and reconvicted him in another flawed proceeding.
    • An individual re-assessment of these cases would undoubtedly reconvict the majority.

Derivatives

reconviction

noun

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