re·​ex·​pose | \ (ˌ)rē-ik-ˈspōz How to pronounce reexpose (audio) \
variants: or re-expose
reexposed or re-exposed; reexposing or re-exposing

Definition of reexpose

transitive verb

: to expose (something or someone) again Workers simply pushed clean sand over other sections of blackened beach; by August, the tides had reexposed the oil.— John Horgan When the mice were exposed to the bee venom and then reexposed three weeks later at least 80 percent survived …— Dina Fine Maron

Other Words from reexpose

reexposure \ (ˌ)rē-​ik-​ˈspō-​zhər How to pronounce reexposure (audio) \ or re-exposure noun, plural reexposures or re-exposures
reexposure of buried rocks by erosion In refugee situations where women and children's health conditions have improved, repatriation may mean reexposure to diseases and other conditions that will once again throw their lives in jeopardy. — Marcia Ann Gillespie

First Known Use of reexpose

1693, in the meaning defined above

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

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