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

 

reoffend

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˌriːəˈfend//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːəˈfend//
 
[intransitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they reoffend
BrE BrE//ˌriːəˈfend//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːəˈfend//
 
he / she / it reoffends
BrE BrE//ˌriːəˈfendz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːəˈfendz//
 
past simple reoffended
BrE BrE//ˌriːəˈfendɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːəˈfendɪd//
 
past participle reoffended
BrE BrE//ˌriːəˈfendɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːəˈfendɪd//
 
-ing form reoffending
BrE BrE//ˌriːəˈfendɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːəˈfendɪŋ//
 
 
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to commit a crime again Without help, many released prisoners will reoffend.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: reoffend