reconsideration


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re·con·sid·er

 (rē′kən-sĭd′ər)
v. re·con·sid·ered, re·con·sid·er·ing, re·con·sid·ers
v.tr.
1. To consider again, especially with intent to alter or modify a previous decision.
2. To take up for reconsideration, as a matter previously acted on by a legislature.
v.intr.
To consider again, often with alteration or modification in mind.

re′con·sid′er·a′tion n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.reconsideration - a consideration of a topic (as in a meeting) with a view to changing an earlier decision
consideration - a discussion of a topic (as in a meeting); "consideration of the traffic problem took more than an hour"
2.reconsideration - thinking again about a choice previously madereconsideration - thinking again about a choice previously made; "he had second thoughts about his purchase"
change of mind, flip-flop, turnabout, turnaround, reversal - a decision to reverse an earlier decision

reconsideration

noun reappraisal, review, rethink, re-evaluation, re-examination The report urges reconsideration of the decision.
Translations
إعادَة النَّظَر في
přezkoumání
genovervejelse
ismételt megfontolás
endurskoîun
rozmyslenie
yeniden gözden geçirme

reconsideration

[ˈriːkənˌsɪdəˈreɪʃən] Nreconsideración f
on reconsiderationdespués de volver sobre ello

reconsideration

n (of decision, judgement)Überdenken nt; (of facts)erneute Erwägung; (Jur, of case) → Wiederaufnahme f; after reconsideration, he decided …nach einiger Überlegung entschied er …

reconsideration

[ˌriːkənˌsɪdəˈreɪʃn] nriconsiderazione f

reconsider

(riːkənˈsidə) verb
to think about again and possibly change one's opinion, decision etc. Please reconsider your decision to leave the firm.
ˈreconˌsideˈration noun
References in classic literature ?
All sorts of pleas for a reconsideration were made, but the packers were obdurate; and all the while they were reducing wages, and heading off shipments of cattle, and rushing in wagonloads of mattresses and cots.
Bygrave's manner seemed ominous of a reconsideration of his proposals from a new and unfavorable point of view.
The President of the United States is to have power to return a bill, which shall have passed the two branches of the legislature, for reconsideration; and the bill so returned is to become a law, if, upon that reconsideration, it be approved by two thirds of both houses.
If after such Reconsideration two thirds of that house shall agree to pass the Bill, it shall be sent, together with the Objections, to the other House, by which it shall likewise be reconsidered, and if approved by two thirds of that House, it shall become a law.
said Abraham, turning to her much impressed, on reconsideration of this rare information.
If I felt that I could ever give him the best right he could have to be my protector, and if I felt that I could happily and justly become the dear companion of his remaining life, superior to all lighter chances and changes than death, even then he could not have me bind myself irrevocably while this letter was yet so new to me, but even then I must have ample time for reconsideration.
In the first place, Rodney had written a very full account of his state of mind, which was illustrated by a sonnet, and he demanded a reconsideration of their position, which agitated Katharine more than she liked.
Claims on me are numerous, but on reconsideration, I esteem it right that I should incur a small sacrifice rather than leave you unaided.
She forced herself to go back into a reconsideration of the problem.
On reconsideration, I think the white hat with the low crown is the most becoming of the two.
His complaint took the form of a protest against Turlington's jealousy, and an appeal for a reconsideration of the sentence which excluded him from Muswell Hill.
Angell in an article called "A Reconsideration of James's Theory of Emotion in the Light of Recent Criticisms.