re·​vest | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈvest How to pronounce revest (audio) \
revested; revesting; revests

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Recent Examples on the Web And even if did, revesting Flo & Eddie with rights would be problematic. Eriq Gardner, Billboard, "SiriusXM Wins Appeal Over Pre-1972 Sound Recordings in Florida," 26 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of revest

1561, in the meaning defined above

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“Revest.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 29 January 2020.

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re·​vest | \ ˌrē-ˈvest How to pronounce revest (audio) \

Legal Definition of revest

: to vest again or anew

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to assert without proof or before proving

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