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Line breaks: re¦man
Pronunciation: /riːˈman

Definition of reman in English:

verb (remans, remanning, remanned)

[with object]
1Equip with new personnel: these last five had been remanned with new crews
More example sentences
  • After the unit's deployability window closes, the unit would stand down for remanning and retraining.
  • Look at other equipment they have refurbished or remanned.
  • There they re-equip and reman while executing all individual predeployment training requirements, attaining readiness as quickly as possible.
2 literary Make (someone) manly or courageous again: reman your breast; I feel no such remorse
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  • And there's that whole concept of a lack of masculinity, a lack of manhood, you know, a lessening of self because of the occupation that turns particularly men towards remanning themselves.

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