reconvince

verb
re·​con·​vince | \ (ˌ)rē-kən-ˈvin(t)s How to pronounce reconvince (audio) \
reconvinced; reconvincing; reconvinces

Definition of reconvince

transitive verb

: to convince (someone) again : to bring around or persuade to a belief or course of action for a second or subsequent time Mr. Autorino believes he has two years in which to reconvince the marketplace of Colt's commitment to quality.— Michael A. Vesperej She sees a central challenge for herself and all college presidents in reconvincing a skeptical public that strong colleges are important.— Mary Mogan Edwards

First Known Use of reconvince

1851, in the meaning defined above

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“Reconvince.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reconvince. Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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