repunctuate

verb
re·punc·tu·ate | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈpəŋk-chə-ˌwāt \
repunctuated; repunctuating

Definition of repunctuate 

transitive verb

: to punctuate (written matter) in a different way repunctuate a manuscript Repunctuate the paragraphs to remove the sentence fragments and fragmentary sentences. —Gerald Nelson and Sidney Greenbaum

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repunctuation \(ˌ)rē-ˌpəŋk-chə-ˈwā-shən \ noun
To this day, repunctuation … remains a prerogative assumed by those editing Shakespeare's texts … —Jonathan Crewe

First Known Use of repunctuate

1855, in the meaning defined above

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