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Definition of reelect verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

reelect

 verb
(also re-elect) verb
NAmE//ˌriɪˈlɛkt//
 
reelect somebody (to something)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they reelect he / she / it reelects past simple reelected -ing form reelecting
 
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to elect someone again reelect somebody (to something) She was reelected to the Senate. reelect somebody (as) something reelect somebody + noun The committee voted to reelect him (as) chairman.
reelection (also re-election)
 
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NAmE//ˌriɪˈlɛkʃn//
 
noun [uncountable] to run for reelection