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in re

[in ree, rey] /ɪn ˈri, ˈreɪ/
noun
1.
in the matter of.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; < Latin
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  • The rest of us might help in re-ordering our own houses.
  • The key to their success lies in re-creating a familiar environment in the new locale.
British Dictionary definitions for in re

in re

/ɪn ˈreɪ/
preposition
1.
in the matter of: used esp in bankruptcy proceedings
Word Origin
C17: from Latin
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