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English definition of “reopen”

reopen

verb [I/T]  /riˈoʊ·pən/ us  
to open something again after it has been closed for a period of time: [I] Restaurant and hotel owners were wondering when they could reopen. [T] He said he would reopen the road during morning and evening rush hours. If a process or discussion reopens, it begins again after it has stopped for a period of time: [T] This may present an opportunity to reopen peace talks.
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