reinvade

verb
re·​in·​vade | \ (ˌ)rē-in-ˈvād How to pronounce reinvade (audio) \
reinvaded; reinvading

Definition of reinvade

transitive + intransitive

: to invade (something) again … will show American industry how to exploit new technology faster and reinvade lost markets.— Brian O'Reilly The cultivated patches would have been abandoned after a couple of years as … weeds reinvaded and made clearing too difficult.— Clive Ponting

Other Words from reinvade

reinvasion \ (ˌ)rē-​in-​ˈvā-​zhən How to pronounce reinvasion (audio) \ noun, plural reinvasions
… declared invasive yellow fever-carrying … mosquitoes eradicated in 1958, only to experience reinvasion in the decades to follow. — Robert Lamb

First Known Use of reinvade

1611, in the meaning defined above

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“Reinvade.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reinvade. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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