reapprove

verb re·ap·prove \ (ˌ)rē-ə-ˈprüv \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of reapprove

reapproved; reapproving; reapproves
: to give formal or official sanction to (something) for a second or subsequent time : to approve (something) again
  • The program was approved in 2002 and 2006. Voters will reapprove it again if it's presented as its own project …
  • —Greg Stanley

reapproval

play \(ˌ)rē-ə-ˈprü-vəl\ noun, plural reapprovals
    • The Prentiss County Jail recently received reapproval to house state inmates after taking steps to reduce the overpopulation.
    • The Daily Corinthian

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1611

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