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recommit

[ree-kuh-mit] /ˌri kəˈmɪt/
verb (used with object), recommitted, recommitting.
1.
to commit again.
2.
to refer again to a committee.
Origin
1615-1625
1615-25; re + commit
Related forms
recommitment, recommittal, noun
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  • The rule provides for seven hours of debate with one motion to recommit.
  • The rule also makes in order one motion to recommit.
British Dictionary definitions for recommit

recommit

/ˌriːkəˈmɪt/
verb (transitive) -mits, -mitting, -mitted
1.
to send (a bill) back to a committee for further consideration
2.
to commit again
Derived Forms
recommitment, recommittal, noun
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Word Origin and History for recommit
v.

1620s, from re- "again" + commit (v.). Related: Recommitted; recommitting.

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