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English definition of “reconnect”

reconnect

verb [I or T]
 
 
/ˌriːkəˈnekt/
IT, COMMUNICATIONS to connect a piece of equipment with the power supply or a telephone service again after that connection has been broken: You need to disconnect and reconnect the cables. The telephone's cut off and there'll be a charge to reconnect.
COMMUNICATIONS, INTERNET to use a computer, mobile phone, etc. to connect to the internet again after the connection has been broken: We reopened the applications and reconnected to the internet.
COMMUNICATIONS to connect again a person who is phoning someone to the person they want to speak to, after the connection has been broken: One moment please, I'll try to reconnect you.
to create a relationship with someone again after a period of time: reconnect with sb We've got to reconnect with older voters.
(Definition of reconnect from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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