re·​em·​ploy | \ (ˌ)rē-im-ˈplȯi How to pronounce reemploy (audio) , -em- \
variants: or re-employ
reemployed or re-employed; reemploying or re-employing

Definition of reemploy

transitive verb

: to employ (someone or something) again programs to reemploy veterans remploying an old method

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reemployment \ (ˌ)rē-​im-​ˈplȯi-​mənt How to pronounce reemployment (audio) \ or re-employment noun, plural reemployments or re-employments
… would say only that [he] resigned due to medical issues, and that he has not sought reemployment with the village. — Steve Janoski These amazing reemployments of men who had been drummed out of the service only a year or two earlier … — Ferdinand Mount

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1603, in the meaning defined above

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“Reemploy.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 28 January 2020.

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showing steady, earnest care and effort

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