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

 

restate

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈsteɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈsteɪt//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they restate
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈsteɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈsteɪt//
 
he / she / it restates
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈsteɪts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈsteɪts//
 
past simple restated
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈsteɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈsteɪtɪd//
 
past participle restated
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈsteɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈsteɪtɪd//
 
-ing form restating
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈsteɪtɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈsteɪtɪŋ//
 
 
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restate something (formal) to say something again or in a different way, especially so that it is more clearly or strongly expressed They restated their belief in the existence of a ‘hidden agenda’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: restate