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English definition of “reapply”

reapply

verb uk   /ˌriː.əˈplaɪ/ us  

reapply verb (ASK)

[I] to officially ask again for something, for example for yourself to be considered for a job, especially by writing or sending in a form: Mr Gubbay said yesterday that he will not be reapplying for the job.Making appeals and requestsRecruiting staff, applying for and accepting jobs

reapply verb (PUT ON)

[T] to put a substance on again: She carefully reapplied her lipstickCovering and adding layers

reapply verb (USE)

[T] to make use of something in a different way or use it for a different practical purpose: to reapply principles/methodsUsing and misusing
(Definition of reapply from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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