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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the press release provides no new details—it is merely a restatement of information we already have
Recent Examples on the Web That was essentially a restatement of the House GOP's internal rules, which require lawmakers to resign from committees if they are indicted for felonies with penalties of at least two years in prison. Alan Fram, Star Tribune, "No. 2 House Republican says GOP would act against Gaetz," 14 Apr. 2021 The likelihood of a restatement is higher when the subsequent event requires more effort to address, occurs earlier in the year-end closing process, and if the company experiences more than one subsequent event. Joseph Brazel, Forbes, "Can An Event During The Year-End Closing Process Impair A Company’s Financial Reporting Quality?," 1 Mar. 2021 Green premiums allow a restatement of the Gates Rule: The goal of American climate policy should be to zero out green premiums as fast as possible, in as many industries as possible. Robinson Meyer, The Atlantic, "The Weekly Planet: The Big Idea From Bill Gates’s New Climate Book," 16 Feb. 2021 The company issued a restatement for the first three quarters of fiscal 2013 in August 2014. Kimberly Chin, WSJ, "RPM, Chief Compliance Officer Settle SEC Claims of Accounting, Disclosure Violations," 23 Dec. 2020 In filings related to the restatement, Bloom said PwC hadn’t raised the matter previously and didn’t allege misconduct. Rebecca Davis O’brien And Katherine Blunt, WSJ, "How an Energy Startup’s Plan to Disrupt the Power Grid Got Disrupted," 8 Dec. 2020 The restatement didn’t address a financing deal that let Bloom record significant revenues but produced little net cash, SEC filings show. Rebecca Davis O’brien And Katherine Blunt, WSJ, "How an Energy Startup’s Plan to Disrupt the Power Grid Got Disrupted," 8 Dec. 2020 Religion, the spring from which fortitude has long flowed, is also in a difficult moment, because its traditional vocabulary has lost its meaning for many of us and is only at the beginning of a process of restatement. Avis D. Carlson, Harper's Magazine, "The Jitters," 23 June 2020 That led to the $200 million restatement and the duo’s ouster, according to court filings. David Welch,, "O.J., Accounting Fraud, Icahn: The Story of Hertz Going Bust," 24 May 2020

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First Known Use of restatement

1803, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Restatement.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 May. 2021.

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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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