restatement

noun re·state·ment \ (ˌ)rē-ˈstāt-mənt \
|Updated on: 20 Jun 2018

Definition of restatement

1 : something that is restated
2 : the act of restating

Examples of restatement in a Sentence

  1. the press release provides no new details—it is merely a restatement of information we already have

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First Known Use of restatement

1803

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Restatement

noun Re·state·ment \ ˌrē-ˈstāt-mənt \

legal Definition of Restatement

: any of several volumes produced by the American Law Institute and authored by legal scholars and experts that set forth statements of major areas of law (as contracts, torts, trusts, and property) and are widely referred to in jurisprudence but are not binding


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