from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- transitive & intransitive verb To reconsider (something) or to involve oneself in reconsideration.
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- verb To
thinkagain about a problem.
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- verb change one's mind
- noun thinking again about a choice previously made
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A complete rethink from the bottom up and top down is needed to satisfy those who gave up a lot to serve the nation.
Maybe not enough to lose control but enough to make the ones who barely win rethink their priorities for the next 2 years.
So Cave says one of the things that may need a rethink is the government's role in nurturing the growth of firms.
Another priority is our privacy rethink, which is quite a substantial undertaking.
OTOH, it is recognising that the excuse is poor, but pressing on anyway, with no attempt to rethink, that is immoral.
What really needs a rethink is the regulatory policies of the government.
"One of the first areas to rethink is to get from thinking you're out of control to being in control," Fulkerson said.
The only person who can effect such a rethink is the Leader and Prime Minister Gordon Brown.
Finding out how it works before you "rethink" might be a good idea.
Easy: if you're looking to "rethink" how the office of housing can be more effective, it's often helpful to have sessions where people who have to deal with the office are able to freely discuss without any fear of offending existing staff members (and endangering long term relationships).