re·​com·​pu·​ta·​tion (ˌ)rē-ˌkäm-pyu̇-ˈtā-shən How to pronounce recomputation (audio)
plural recomputations
: the act, action, or result of computing something for a second or subsequent time
Any benefit increase you're entitled to receive based on this year's recomputation won't be paid to you until December 2013 … Lynn Brenner
But few realize that Social Security's initial recomputation of past wages adjusts not just for inflation but also for the growth in real purchasing power … The Denver Post

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Word History

First Known Use

1766, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of recomputation was in 1766

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“Recomputation.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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