re·​pone | \ rə̇ˈpōn, rēˈp- \

Definition of repone

1 Scots law : to restore (as a minister) to former standing or office
2 Scots law : to restore (as a defaulting party in an action) to former legal status in order to try the action again : rehabilitate

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History and Etymology for repone

Latin reponere to put back

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“Repone.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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