reencounter

verb re·en·coun·ter \ (ˌ)rē-in-ˈkau̇n-tər , -en- \
variants: or re-encounter
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of reencounter

reencountered or re-encountered; reencountering or re-encountering
: to encounter (someone or something) again
  • In the Torah, years after a bitter break, Jacob reencounters his brother Esau …
  • —David Wolpe
  • … the constant, unexpected joy of reencountering all those things I grew up with but had largely forgotten …
  • —Bill Bryson

reencounter

or re-encounter noun, plural reencounters or re-encounters
    • an unexpected reencounter with her ex

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1611

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