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[v. ree-ser-vey; n. ree-sur-vey, ree-ser-vey] /v. ˌri sərˈveɪ; n. riˈsɜr veɪ, ˌri sərˈveɪ/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object)
to survey again.
noun, plural resurveys.
a new survey.
Origin of resurvey
1590-1600; re- + survey Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for resurvey
  • There is rarely any indication as to whether the resurvey was an independent or a dependent resurvey.
  • Segregation of patented mineral claim, including a resurvey of the section boundaries.
  • Opportunities to resurvey should be used as soon as possible.
  • If contaminated, decontaminate yourself and resurvey.
Word Origin and History for resurvey

1590s, from re- + survey (v.). Related: Resurveyed; resurveying. As a noun from 1660s.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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