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Definition of reconsider verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[transitive, intransitive] reconsider (something) reconsider what, how, etc. …Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they reconsider
he / she / it reconsiders
past simple reconsidered
-ing form reconsidering
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to think about something again, especially because you might want to change a previous decision or opinion to reconsider your decision/position The company was forced to reconsider its plans for expansion. Recent information may persuade the board to reconsider.
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noun [uncountable, singular] They called for a reconsideration of the issue.
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