reconvene

verb
re·​con·​vene | \ ˌrē-kən-ˈvēn How to pronounce reconvene (audio) \
reconvened; reconvening

Definition of reconvene

transitive + intransitive

: to convene again reconvene a meeting A federal jury reconvened today for a second day of deliberations …— Edward B. Havens … the negotiators would come back in late August or early September, before Congress reconvenes— Elizabeth Drew

Examples of reconvene in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The legislature is scheduled to reconvene after the November general elections, which are expected to be favorable to Republicans. Jake Zuckerman, The Enquirer, 13 June 2022 The legislature is scheduled to reconvene after the November general elections, which are expected to be favorable to Republicans. cleveland, 13 June 2022 On Monday evening, all but Wilson are scheduled to reconvene for their homelessness-centric debate moderated by Oreskes. Los Angeles Times, 19 Mar. 2022 But the Legislature is not likely to reconvene before its regular session begins in January. Emily Wagster Pettus, BostonGlobe.com, 19 May 2022 But the Legislature is not likely to reconvene before its regular session begins in January. Emily Wagster Pettus And Rachel La Corte, Chicago Tribune, 19 May 2022 Langenhan said the committee has been inactive since the ordinance was created, but will likely begin to reconvene to discuss the mining interests at the Reef deposit. Laura Schulte, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 29 Apr. 2022 Pakistan's Supreme Court quickly ruled the move unconstitutional and ordered parliament to reconvene. Grayson Quay, The Week, 10 Apr. 2022 The House and Senate took Thursday off because of inclement weather and decided to reconvene Monday rather than Tuesday. Michael R. Wickline, Arkansas Online, 27 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of reconvene

circa 1650, in the meaning defined above

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30 Jun 2022

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“Reconvene.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reconvene. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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