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reconsider

[ree-kuh n-sid-er] /ˌri kənˈsɪd ər/
verb (used with object)
1.
to consider again, especially with a view to change of decision or action:
to reconsider a refusal.
2.
Parliamentary Procedure. to take up for consideration a second time, as a motion or a vote, as with the view of reversing or modifying action taken.
verb (used without object)
3.
to reconsider a matter.
Origin
1565-1575
1565-75; re- + consider
Related forms
reconsideration, noun
unreconsidered, adjective
Synonyms
1. rethink, review, reexamine, reevaluate.
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British Dictionary definitions for reconsiderations

reconsider

/ˌriːkənˈsɪdə/
verb
1.
to consider (something) again, with a view to changing one's policy or course of action
2.
(in a legislative assembly or similar body) to consider again (a bill or other matter) that has already been voted upon
Derived Forms
reconsideration, noun
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Word Origin and History for reconsiderations

reconsider

v.

1570s, from French reconsidérer and also from re- "back, again" + consider. Related: Reconsidered; reconsidering.

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