Definitions

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  • n. an act of reappointing

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of reappointing, or the state of being reappointed.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A renewed appointment.

Etymologies

re- +‎ appointment (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • That occasion has now, in effect, become an audition for Terry to stake his claim for a long-term reappointment.

    Chelsea fans salute the 'one England captain' but John Terry must wait | Dominic Fifield

  • All his office will say is that his reappointment is the prerogative of the prime minister, Fife told Canada AM on Wednesday.

    The Canadian Way: tear down your heroes

  • Despite these recent setbacks, Barroso maintains strong support among many members of the European Council (who appoint the Commission president) and the only conceivable obstacle for his reappointment is the European elections in June.

    EurActiv.com

  • The government is calling the reappointment of Frank Bainimarama as Fiji's Prime Minister a sham.

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  • His reappointment was a formality as he had the support of the 27 EU leaders and the centre-right majority in the parliament.

    Top Stories: BreakingNews.ie

  • Central-bank board members will also face more scrutiny: new executives, or those that seek a reappointment, will need to pass an exam before they can start their job.

    Knot to Head Dutch Central Bank

  • Attempting to rectify another Bush injustice this week, the Obama administration named two new commissioners to the US Commission on Civil Rights, which currently has an imbalance of four Republicans (two claim to be "independents") to three Democrats (one commissioner's reappointment by House Speaker Boehner will even things up -- it's a little complicated).

    Michael Winship: The Bush Legacy Strikes Out American Justice

  • In total, 84% of ENRC's shareholders voted against the directors' reappointment – the first time that any FTSE-100 director has been voted off the board at an annual meeting for at least 10 years.

    Sir Richard Sykes: voted out, but not down

  • No one responded though Terry, who will begin a third spell as captain against Wales on Saturday, admitted he would field any concerns from team-mates disaffected by his reappointment.

    John Terry: 'I never deserved to lose the England captaincy'

  • An unrepentant John Terry has urged any England team-mate unimpressed with his reappointment as captain to seek him out and discuss their differences face to face, with the centre-half unapologetic over his own part in being stripped of the job 13 months ago.

    John Terry: 'I never deserved to lose the England captaincy'

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