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recommission

verb re·com·mis·sion \ (ˌ)rē-kə-ˈmi-shən \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of recommission

recommissioned; recommissioning; recommissions
: 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

First Known Use of recommission

circa 1770

in the meaning defined above

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recommission

noun

Definition of recommission

plural recommissions
: 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

1821

in the meaning defined above

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