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regroup

[ree-groop] /riˈgrup/
verb (used with object)
1.
to form into a new or restructured group or grouping.
verb (used without object)
2.
to become reorganized in order to make a fresh start:
If the plan doesn't work, we'll have to regroup and try something else.
3.
Military. to become organized in a new tactical formation.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; re- + group
Related forms
regroupment, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for re group

regroup

/riːˈɡruːp/
verb
1.
to reorganize (military forces), esp after an attack or a defeat
2.
(transitive) to rearrange into a new grouping or groupings
3.
(intransitive) to consider using different tactics after a setback in a contest or argument
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Word Origin and History for re group

regroup

v.

also re-group, 1838, from re- "again" + group (v.). Related: Regrouped; regrouping.

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