reopening


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re·o·pen

 (rē-ō′pən)
tr. & intr.v. re·o·pened, re·o·pen·ing, re·o·pens
1. To open or be opened again: Officials reopened the airport after the snow was cleared. Schools reopen in September.
2. To take up again or be taken up again; resume.

reopening

(ˌriːˈəʊpənɪŋ)
n
the act of opening again something that was closed
Translations

reopening

n (of shop etc)Wiedereröffnung f; (of school after holiday)Wiederbeginn m; (of negotiations, debate, case)Wiederaufnahme f; the reopening of old wounds (fig)das Aufreißen alter Wunden

reopening

[ˌriːˈəʊpnɪŋ] nriapertura
References in classic literature ?
With Sir Patrick's pens and Sir Patrick's paper they produced a letter of instructions, deliberately reopening the investigation which Sir Patrick's superior wisdom had closed.
After all this is done, the place is abandoned for the night, and, if all be right next morning, is not visited again, until there be a necessity for reopening the cache.
I slept admirably after all; and I awoke to see the overturned toilet-table, and to thrill as I remembered there was one fellow-creature with whom I could fraternize without fear of a rude reopening of my every wound.
"He might have felt alarmed at the possible consequences to your husband of reopening the inquiry," said Mr.
Betteredge, and give the necessary directions for reopening the house.
So they resolved to pay him a visit and test the improvement in his condition, although they thought it almost impossible that there could be any; and they agreed not to touch upon any point connected with knight-errantry so as not to run the risk of reopening wounds which were still so tender.
On the eve of the holy month of Muharram and the Arbaeen Visit, Iran's exports of goods to Iraq, which pass through other border ports, will be directed to the Sumar border port, which makes the reopening of this port of great importance to both countries./ End
They have been arguing that reopening the borders will bring a lot of financial gain to both provinces.
Dusitd2 Hotel on Riverside Drive in Westlands, Nairobi reopens its doors on Wednesday, six months after the terror attack that left 21 people dead.The reopening ceremony has been marked by the hoisting of three flags by icon athlete David Rudisha and head of the hotel chainThe Thai-owned hotel chain closed its doors after the January 15 attack by Al-Shaabab militants for renovations.
In the new NOTAM, information has been given about reopening of airspace for all civil aviation.
The liveliness of border town restored after reopening the gate.
As a member of SENRUG (South East Northumberland Rail Users Group), I've taken an interest in the reopening of the Ashington, Blyth, Newcastle railway to passenger trains for many years.