re·​ap·​pli·​ca·​tion (ˌ)rē-ˌa-plə-ˈkā-shən How to pronounce reapplication (audio)
plural reapplications
: a second or renewed application : the act or an instance of reapplying
… he plans to reapply in the spring, when his patio permit is up for reapplication.Stephanie Menders
There are some sunscreens designed to be water/sweat proof; typically those products still recommend reapplication every 40-80 minutes.Katie Savio

Word History

First Known Use

1651, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of reapplication was in 1651

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Cite this Entry

“Reapplication.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Feb. 2023.

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