recommission

verb
re·​com·​mis·​sion | \ (ˌ)rē-kə-ˈmi-shən How to pronounce recommission (audio) \
recommissioned; recommissioning; recommissions

Definition of recommission

 (Entry 1 of 2)

transitive verb

: to commission (something or someone) again Councilors also agreed to recommission Don Keiser, the town's grant writer and planning administrator, to his post.— Jen Lynds

recommission

noun
plural recommissions

Definition of recommission (Entry 2 of 2)

: a second or subsequent commission The US version of The Office has defied the normally brutally unforgiving logic of the American TV market, earning a recommission despite disappointing ratings.The Guardian

First Known Use of recommission

Verb

circa 1770, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1821, in the meaning defined above

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“Recommission.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/recommission. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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