reattain

verb
re·​at·​tain | \ (ˌ)rē-ə-ˈtān How to pronounce reattain (audio) \
reattained; reattaining; reattains

Definition of reattain

transitive verb

: to attain (something) again : regain Some associates of Mubarak who fell from favor with his ouster have moved to reattain positions of power …— Laura King

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reattainment \ (ˌ)rē-​ə-​ˈtān-​mənt How to pronounce reattainment (audio) \ noun
Sharp's reattainment of potency and artistic prowess are achieved through an act of aggression. — James Penner

First Known Use of reattain

1595, in the meaning defined above

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“Reattain.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reattain. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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