Definition of retest in English:


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Pronunciation: /riːˈtɛst
[with object]
Test (someone or something) again.
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  • Comparable results are found, too, in the Concordia University study which has retested a few hundred men 40 years after their original test on recruitment to the Canadian armed services in World War II.
  • The children were retested with appropriate levels of tests at the end of the first, second and third years of the study.
  • The project of retesting the elements of the seed-storage theory fell to the new director of the Wind River Experiment Station, Leo Isaac.


Pronunciation: /ˈriːtɛst
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An act of retesting someone or something.
More example sentences
  • I spent last month trying to talk a neighbor's mother into letting her 19-year-old daughter take her retests in a leading pharmaceutical college.
  • How about this; I vote we go for mandatory 5 or 10 year retests.
  • The study has been prompted by the fact the number of retests has more than doubled since 1999.

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