reopening

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re·o·pen

 (rē-ō′pən)
tr. & intr.v. re·o·pened, re·o·pen·ing, re·o·pens
1. To open or be opened again: Officials reopened the airport after the snow was cleared. Schools reopen in September.
2. To take up again or be taken up again; resume.

reopening

(ˌriːˈəʊpənɪŋ)
n
the act of opening again something that was closed
Translations

reopening

n (of shop etc)Wiedereröffnung f; (of school after holiday)Wiederbeginn m; (of negotiations, debate, case)Wiederaufnahme f; the reopening of old wounds (fig)das Aufreißen alter Wunden

reopening

[ˌriːˈəʊpnɪŋ] nriapertura
References in classic literature ?
With Sir Patrick's pens and Sir Patrick's paper they produced a letter of instructions, deliberately reopening the investigation which Sir Patrick's superior wisdom had closed.
After all this is done, the place is abandoned for the night, and, if all be right next morning, is not visited again, until there be a necessity for reopening the cache.
I slept admirably after all; and I awoke to see the overturned toilet-table, and to thrill as I remembered there was one fellow-creature with whom I could fraternize without fear of a rude reopening of my every wound.
So they resolved to pay him a visit and test the improvement in his condition, although they thought it almost impossible that there could be any; and they agreed not to touch upon any point connected with knight-errantry so as not to run the risk of reopening wounds which were still so tender.
But what I cannot understand is your coming here and reopening the subject with me.
The meadow was being recut, the great red poppies were reopening in the garden.
Marija was in despair, for there was still no word about the reopening of the canning factory, and her savings were almost entirely gone.
A single pane of glass cut off one corner of the room, in an iron framework let into the rock walls and the wooden roof above; there was now no possibility of reopening the case without elaborate labor, except by breaking the glass, which would probably arouse the night watchman who was always within a few feet of it, even if he had fallen asleep.
But instead of reopening her engagement at the Porte Saint Martin, where she would have been all the more popular for the fatal episode, she left Paris without warning, forsaking her little court of admirers.
He might have felt alarmed at the possible consequences to your husband of reopening the inquiry," said Mr.
It is, I suppose, the reaction from the haunting fear which I have had, that this terrible affair and the reopening of his old wound might act detrimentally on Jonathan.
The young man commenced his search for the letter with the greatest patience, turning out his pockets of all kinds over and over again, rummaging and rerummaging in his valise, and opening and reopening his purse; but when he found that he had come to the conviction that the letter was not to be found, he flew, for the third time, into such a rage as was near costing him a fresh consumption of wine, oil, and rosemary--for upon seeing this hot- headed youth become exasperated and threaten to destroy everything in the establishment if his letter were not found, the host seized a spit, his wife a broom handle, and the servants the same sticks they had used the day before.