reelect

verb re·elect \ ˌrē-ə-ˈlekt \
|Updated on: 9 Jul 2018

Definition of reelect

reelected; reelecting; reelects
: to elect for another term in office

reelection

play \ˌrē-ə-ˈlek-shən\ noun

Examples of reelect in a Sentence

  1. He was reelected to the school committee.

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First Known Use of reelect

1600

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REELECT Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of reelect for English Language Learners

  • : to elect (someone) again


REELECT Defined for Kids

reelect

verb re·elect \ ˌrē-ə-ˈlekt \

Definition of reelect for Students

reelected; reelecting
: to elect for another term


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