reapplication

noun
re·​ap·​pli·​ca·​tion | \ (ˌ)rē-ˌa-plə-ˈkā-shən How to pronounce reapplication (audio) \
plural reapplications

Definition of reapplication

: 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

First Known Use of reapplication

1651, in the meaning defined above

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“Reapplication.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reapplication. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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