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

 

reconsider

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˌriːkənˈsɪdə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːkənˈsɪdər//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they reconsider
BrE BrE//ˌriːkənˈsɪdə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːkənˈsɪdər//
 
he / she / it reconsiders
BrE BrE//ˌriːkənˈsɪdəz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːkənˈsɪdərz//
 
past simple reconsidered
BrE BrE//ˌriːkənˈsɪdəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːkənˈsɪdərd//
 
past participle reconsidered
BrE BrE//ˌriːkənˈsɪdəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːkənˈsɪdərd//
 
-ing form reconsidering
BrE BrE//ˌriːkənˈsɪdərɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːkənˈsɪdərɪŋ//
 
 
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[transitive, intransitive] reconsider (something) | reconsider what, how, etc… to think about something again, especially because you might want to change a previous decision or opinion to reconsider your decision/position The company was forced to reconsider its plans for expansion. Recent information may persuade the board to reconsider.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: reconsider