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re-(word root) again
Examples of words with the root re-: remodel
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Variant of Ra1.
The symbol for rhenium.
The second tone of the diatonic scale in solfeggio.
[Middle English, from Medieval Latin; see gamut.]
In reference to; in the case of; concerning.
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(Music, other) music a variant spelling of ray3
with reference to
[C18: from Latin rē, ablative case of rēs thing]
Usage: Re, in contexts such as re your letter, your remarks have been noted or he spoke to me re your complaint, is common in business or official correspondence. In general English with reference to is preferable in the former case and about or concerning in the latter. Even in business correspondence, the use of re is often restricted to the letter heading
the internet domain name for
(Computer Science) Reunion Island
(Non-European Myth & Legend) another name for Ra2
the chemical symbol for
(Elements & Compounds) rhenium
1. (Christian Churches, other) Reformed Episcopal
2. (Education) Religious Education
3. Right Excellent
4. (Military) Royal Engineers
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the musical syllable used for the second tone in the ascending diatonic scale.
[1400–50; late Middle English; see gamut]
with reference to; regarding.
[1700–10; < Latin rē (in the) matter, affair, thing (abl. of rēs)]
contraction of are: They're leaving.
a prefix, occurring orig. in loanwords from Latin, used to form verbs denoting action in a backward direction (recede; return; revert), action in answer to or intended to undo a situation (rebel; remove; respond; restore; revoke), or action done over, often with the implication that the outcome of the original action was in some way impermanent or inadequate, or that the performance of the new action brings back an earlier state of affairs (recapture; reoccur; repossess; retype). Also, red-.
[Middle English < Latin re-, red-]
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The symbol for rhenium.
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A Latin word meaning being the thing, used to mean about or concerning.
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|Noun||1.||Re - a rare heavy polyvalent metallic element that resembles manganese chemically and is used in some alloys; is obtained as a by-product in refining molybdenum|
|2.||Re - ancient Egyptian sun god with the head of a hawk; a universal creator; he merged with the god Amen as Amen-Ra to become the king of the gods|
antiquity - the historic period preceding the Middle Ages in Europe
|3.||re - the syllable naming the second (supertonic) note of any major scale in solmization|
solfa syllable - one of the names for notes of a musical scale in solmization
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preposition concerning, about, regarding, respecting, with regard to, on the subject of, in respect of, with reference to, apropos, anent (Scot.) Re: household insurance.
Usage: In contexts such as re your letter, your remarks have been noted or he spoke to me re your complaint, re is common in business or official correspondence. In spoken and in general written English with reference tois preferable in the former case and about or concerning in the latter. Even in business correspondence, the use of re is often restricted to the letter heading.
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1. (Brit) (Scol) =religious education → ed. religiosa
2. (Brit) (Mil) =Royal Engineers
re1 [riː] PREP (Comm) (= concerning) → relativo a, respecto a
re my previous account → con referencia a mi cuenta anterior
re2 [reɪ] N (Mus) → re m
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re[ˈriː] prep (= concerning) → concernant
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n (Mus) → re nt
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RE[ˌɑːrˈiː] n abbr
a. (Brit) (Mil) =Royal Engineers → G.M. =Genio Militare
b. =religious education
re1 [riː] prep (Comm) (with regard to) → oggetto, con riferimento a
re2 [reɪ] n (Mus) → re m inv
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