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English definition of “resit”

resit

verb [T]     /ˌriːˈsɪt/ (present participle resitting, past tense and past participle resat) mainly UK
to take an exam again: If you fail these exams , you can resit them next year .Exams, tests and exercises resit     /ˈriː.sɪt/ noun [C] She's got to do resits in French and German .Exams, tests and exercises
(Definition of resit verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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