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reoccur Syllabification: re·oc·cur
Pronunciation: /ˌrēəˈkər/

Definition of reoccur in English:

verb (reoccurs, reoccurring, reoccurred)

[no object]
Occur again or repeatedly: ulcers tend to reoccur after treatment has stopped
More example sentences
  • If people have radiotherapy or surgery, they can't have the same treatment if the cancer reoccurs.
  • The really annoying thing is that this ludicrous situation has been occurring and reoccurring now for a number of years.
  • Outpatients need to be watched like a hawk, because once you stop treatment, it can reoccur.


Pronunciation: /ˌrēəˈkər(ə)ns/
Example sentences
  • It will only ensure regular reoccurrences as the cost of living increases.
  • The non-statutory inquiry will examine if other staff at the hospital noticed this and to recommend a system to prevent future reoccurrences.
  • Does it usually mean that once someone has melanoma skin cancer, they're going to get reoccurrences in other places?
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