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Definition of regroup verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they regroup
    he / she / it regroups
    past simple regrouped
    -ing form regrouping
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  1. 1[transitive, intransitive] regroup (something) (for something) to arrange the way people or soldiers work together in a new way, especially in order to continue fighting or attacking someone They regrouped their forces and renewed the attack. After its election defeat, the party needs to regroup. The cavalry regrouped and attacked again.
  2. 2[intransitive] (of a person) to return to a normal state after an unpleasant experience or a period of difficulty, and become ready to make an effort again with new enthusiasm or strength Summer is a time to relax, regroup, and catch up on all those things you've been putting off all year.
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