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English definition of “re-”

re-

prefix uk   /riː-/ /ri-/ /rɪ-/ us  
used to add the meaning 'do again', especially to verbs: rebuild remarry reusable returning something to its original state: reafforestation (= planting new trees in an area where they were previously cut down).
(Definition of re- prefix from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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