Meaning of “rejoin” in the English Dictionary

"rejoin" in British English

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uk /ˌriːˈdʒɔɪn/ /rɪˈdʒɔɪn/ us /ˌriːˈdʒɔɪn/ /rɪˈdʒɔɪn/

rejoin verb (ANSWER QUICKLY)

us uk /rɪˈdʒɔɪn/ [ + speech ] formal to give a quick answer to what someone has said, in an angry or humorous way:

"No, I do not have time to help you," he rejoined impatiently.

(Definition of “rejoin” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"rejoin" in American English

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rejoinverb [ T ]

us /riˈdʒɔɪn/

to return to a person or group:

She rejoined her husband in Toronto.

(Definition of “rejoin” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)