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reconvict

Line breaks: re|con¦vict
Pronunciation: /riːkənˈvɪkt
 
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Definition of reconvict in English:

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

1
noun

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