Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To concentrate; in military usage, bring forces together at some specified point.
  • To concentrate a second time; specifically, to further concentrate (ore, or matte) which has passed through one concentrating process.
  • To treat (people) as reconceutrados, by shutting (them) up in fortified towns. See reconcentrado, n.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • verb To concentrate again; to concentrate thoroughly.

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Examples

  • Looking for a permanent end to the Cuban independence struggle, he proposed, in a confidential letter to the Spanish government, to "reconcentrate" the civilian inhabitants of the rural districts into camps.

    A History of Horror

  • As soon as we have overcome the financial crisis, we shall reconcentrate all our efforts on balancing the budget so that future generations won't be saddled with our debt.

    Germany's Way Out of the Crisis

  • We should reconcentrate our efforts with our Strykers, our soldiers, your soldiers to the -- against the terrorists and the insurgents, and -- and the death squads, against these things.

    CNN Transcript Nov 2, 2006

  • In the low interest rate setting we see, analysts will reconcentrate on free cash flow as the pivotable metric in valuation.

    Spinning Dough On Columbus Avenue

  • Wilcox could tell himself without vainglory that he had protected the rear of Lee and had made it possible for Early to reconcentrate scattered forces.

    LEE’S LIEUTENANTS

  • Wilcox could tell himself without vainglory that he had protected the rear of Lee and had made it possible for Early to reconcentrate scattered forces.

    LEE’S LIEUTENANTS

  • "As far as the Egyptians are concerned, that would reconcentrate the bloodline far more acceptably."

    The Grass Crown

  • Wilcox could tell himself without vainglory that he had protected the rear of Lee and had made it possible for Early to reconcentrate scattered forces.

    Lee’s Lieutenants

  • Wilcox could tell himself without vainglory that he had protected the rear of Lee and had made it possible for Early to reconcentrate scattered forces.

    Lee’s Lieutenants

  • Wilcox could tell himself without vainglory that he had protected the rear of Lee and had made it possible for Early to reconcentrate scattered forces.

    Lee’s Lieutenants

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