reappoint

verb
re·​ap·​point | \ (ˌ)rē-ə-ˈpȯint How to pronounce reappoint (audio) \
reappointed; reappointing; reappoints

Definition of reappoint

transitive verb

: to name officially to a position for a second or subsequent time : to appoint again reappointed her to the board

Other Words from reappoint

reappointment \ (ˌ)rē-​ə-​ˈpȯint-​mənt How to pronounce reappoint (audio) \ noun, plural reappointments
These markets pretty much dictated … the reappointment of Alan Greenspan as Chairman of the Federal Reserve in 1996. Wall Street Journal

First Known Use of reappoint

1611, in the meaning defined above

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“Reappoint.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reappoint. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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