reinscribe

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verb re·in·scribe \ˌrē-ən-ˈskrīb\

Definition of reinscribe

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to reestablish or rename in a new and especially stronger form or context how do contemporary writers reimagine or reinscribe the culturally laden figure of the aging woman? — Ruth O. Saxton

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First Known Use of reinscribe

1878


Law Dictionary

reinscribe

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transitive verb, re·in·scribe \ˌrē-in-ˈskrīb\

Legal Definition of reinscribe

  1. :  to inscribe (as a mortgage) again especially after expiration of the period of inscription (as ten years)

reinscription

\-ˈskrip-shən\ noun

Additional Notes on reinscribe

A recorded mortgage or document creating a privilege is reinscribed by filing a notice of reinscription with the recorder.


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