refile

verb
re·​file | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈfī(-ə)l How to pronounce refile (audio) \
refiled; refiling

Definition of refile

transitive verb

: to file (something) again refile a case in a lower court refiling misfiled documents

First Known Use of refile

circa 1792, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of refile was circa 1792

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“Refile.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/refile. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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