from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. the act of reconsidering or something reconsidered
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of reconsidering, or the state of being reconsidered.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of reconsidering.
- n. A second consideration; specifically, in deliberative assemblies, the taking Up for renewed consideration that which has been passed or acted upon previously, as a motion, vote, etc. Usually a motion to reconsider can be made only by a person who voted with the majority.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a consideration of a topic (as in a meeting) with a view to changing an earlier decision
- n. thinking again about a choice previously made
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Usually, after initial denial, reconsideration is a bust.
Perhaps the place to begin such a reconsideration is simply to remind ourselves that "theory" itself is a by-product of the transformation of the English department into the academic department assigned to "study" literature in the first place.
This tiny bit of racial reconsideration is the only unequivocally good news to come out of the Facebook Usernames launch.
The "new normal" required that we adopt a "new paradigm," which in turn required, according to an internal White House memo signed by President Bush, "new thinking in the law of war," in other words a reconsideration of the Geneva Convention's prohibition against torture.
The “new normal” required that we adopt a “new paradigm,” which in turn required, according to an internal White House memo signed by President Bush, “new thinking in the law of war,” in other words a reconsideration of the Geneva Convention’s prohibition against torture.
Now the president will have 30 days to either approve a bill or return it to Congress for reconsideration, which is Mexico's equivalent of a veto.
If there is a denial you then must file an appeal called reconsideration and then it is sent back to the state agency where another decision is made.
Neutrogena moved for reconsideration, which is available to correct manifest errors of law or fact or present newly discovered evidence.
The appeal for reconsideration, which is scheduled for a hearing Tuesday, came days after state Superior Court Judge Estela De La Cruz denied an initial request by Democrats for a recount in the Closter council election.
All they want is more "reconsideration", more investigation, more delay.