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also re-ex·am·ine (rē′ĭg-zăm′ĭn)
tr.v. re·ex·am·ined, re·ex·am·in·ing, re·ex·am·ines also re-ex·am·ined or re-ex·am·in·ing or re-ex·am·ines
1. To examine again or anew; review.
2. Chiefly British To question (a witness) in redirect examination.

re′ex·am′i·na′tion n.
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(ˌri ɪgˈzæm ɪn)

v.t. -ined, -in•ing.
1. to examine again.
2. Law. to examine (a witness) again after cross-examination.
re`ex•am`i•na′tion, n.
re`ex•am′in•er, n.
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Verb1.reexamine - look at again; examine again; "let's review your situation"
analyse, analyze, examine, study, canvass, canvas - consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning; "analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare"; "analyze the evidence in a criminal trial"; "analyze your real motives"
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To consider again, especially with the possibility of change:
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