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tr.v. re·com·mit·ted, re·com·mit·ting, re·com·mits
1. To commit again.
2. To refer (proposed legislation, for example) to a committee again.
re′com·mit′ment, re′com·mit′tal (-mĭt′l) n.
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vb (tr) , -mits, -mitting or -mitted
1. (Parliamentary Procedure) to send (a bill) back to a committee for further consideration
2. to commit again
ˌrecomˈmitment, ˌrecomˈmittal n
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Past participle: recommitted
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|Verb||1.||recommit - commit once again, as of a crime|
|2.||recommit - commit again; "It was recommitted into her custody"|
|3.||recommit - send back to a committee; "The bill was recommitted three times in the House"|
refer - send or direct for treatment, information, or a decision; "refer a patient to a specialist"; "refer a bill to a committee"
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