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English definition of “re-”


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