re·​com·​mence·​ment (ˌ)rē-kə-ˈmen(t)s-mənt How to pronounce recommencement (audio)
plural recommencements
: a second or subsequent commencement
the recommencement of operations

Examples of recommencement in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Following the recommencement of football after the pandemic, Real Madrid won the La Liga title with what many thought were helpful and controversial decisions granted by VAR in their favor. Tom Sanderson, Forbes, 8 Mar. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1665, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of recommencement was in 1665

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“Recommencement.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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