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tr.v. re·com·posed, re·com·pos·ing, re·com·pos·es
1. To compose again; reorganize or rearrange.
2. To restore to composure; calm.
re′com·po·si′tion (rē′kŏm-pə-zĭsh′ən) n.
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1. to restore to composure or calmness
2. to arrange or compose again; reform
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Past participle: recomposed
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