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Definition of reapply verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they reapply
    he / she / it reapplies
    past simple reapplied
    -ing form reapplying
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  1. 1[transitive] reapply something to put another layer of a substance on a surface Sunblock should be reapplied after swimming.
  2. 2[intransitive] reapply (for something) to make another formal request for something If you don't get accepted this year, you can always 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.
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noun [countable, uncountable]
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