reinvade

verb re·in·vade \ (ˌ)rē-in-ˈvād \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of reinvade

reinvaded; reinvading
: 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

reinvasion

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

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1611

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