re·​ap·​prove | \ (ˌ)rē-ə-ˈprüv How to pronounce reapprove (audio) \
reapproved; reapproving; reapproves

Definition of reapprove

transitive verb

: 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

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

First Known Use of reapprove

1611, in the meaning defined above

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“Reapprove.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 5 December 2019.

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