reacquire

verb re·ac·quire \ (ˌ)rē-ə-ˈkwī(-ə)r \

Definition of reacquire

reacquired; reacquiring; reacquires
: to acquire again: such as
a : to regain as one's own
  • … the Saad that returns to Chicago this fall, reacquired in a stunning trade for Artemi Panarin, brings more than just a more worldly view of the NHL with him.
  • —Mark Lazerus
b : to relocate and hold (something previously held) in a detector
  • The submarine slowed to reacquire the target.
  • —Tom Clancy

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