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Definition of reapply verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    reapply

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//ˌriːəˈplaɪ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːəˈplaɪ//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they reapply
    BrE BrE//ˌriːəˈplaɪ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːəˈplaɪ//
     
    he / she / it reapplies
    BrE BrE//ˌriːəˈplaɪz//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːəˈplaɪz//
     
    past simple reapplied
    BrE BrE//ˌriːəˈplaɪd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːəˈplaɪd//
     
    past participle reapplied
    BrE BrE//ˌriːəˈplaɪd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːəˈplaɪd//
     
    -ing form reapplying
    BrE BrE//ˌriːəˈplaɪɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːəˈplaɪɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1[transitive] reapply something to put another layer of a substance on a surface Sunblock should be reapplied every hour.
  2. 2[intransitive] reapply (for something) to make another formal request for something Previous applicants for the post need not reapply.
  3. 3[transitive] reapply something to use something again, especially in a different situation Students are taught a number of skills that can be reapplied throughout their studies.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: reapply