readminister

verb
re·​ad·​min·​is·​ter | \ (ˌ)rē-əd-ˈmi-nə-stər How to pronounce readminister (audio) \
readministered; readministering; readministers

Definition of readminister

transitive verb

: to administer (something) again Researchers have long sought a universal flu vaccine—one that doesn't need to be readministered every year.— Ian Haydon

Other Words from readminister

readministration \ (ˌ)rē-​əd-​ˌmi-​nə-​ˈstrā-​shən How to pronounce readministration (audio) , -​(ˌ)ad-​ \ noun
readministration of a drug

First Known Use of readminister

1579, in the meaning defined above

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“Readminister.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/readminister. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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