restatement

noun
re·​state·​ment | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈstāt-mənt How to pronounce restatement (audio) \

Definition of restatement

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

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Examples of restatement in a Sentence

the press release provides no new details—it is merely a restatement of information we already have
Recent Examples on the Web China’s announced reforms to financial services are largely a restatement of old promises and may well not be implemented effectively. The Economist, "A mini-truce between America and China has investors feeling hopeful," 12 Oct. 2019 The sources of its power are in ritual, repetition, restatement, rubbing your nose in it; in a complexity that becomes—on the 10th or 10,000th listen—incantatory. James Parker, The Atlantic, "The Persistent Complexity of Tool," 24 Aug. 2019 The buoyant opening theme for strings skips along cheerfully, not just at the work’s outset, but in its final restatement. Barbara Jepson, WSJ, "Uncertain Tempo," 31 Dec. 2018 The restatement continues to be a challenge for the company. Gretchen Morgenson, WSJ, "Nasdaq to Delist MiMedx Amid Financial Probe," 7 Nov. 2018 But whether an error is due to a mistake or fraud, a restatement can negatively affect those who should have caught the mistake. Nishant Mohan, WSJ, "Companies Are Finding More Accounting Flubs," 20 Sep. 2018 Valeant disclosed the link in October 2015, beginning a long fall in the share price, sparking questions about its transparency and business model, and leading to accounting restatements and the exit of top management. BostonGlobe.com, "Vote on new short-term rental rules postponed," 23 May 2018 Valeant disclosed the link in October 2015, beginning a long fall in the share price, sparking questions about its transparency and business model, and leading to accounting restatements and the exit of top management. BostonGlobe.com, "Vote on new short-term rental rules postponed," 23 May 2018 There was no restatement of earnings during this period, which included SEC reviews. Robert W. Nelson Boca Raton, Fla. WSJ, "There’s More Than One Reason for GE’s Fall," 4 July 2018

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First Known Use of restatement

1803, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Restatement.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/restatement. Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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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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