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reconvene

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v reconvene meet again "The bill will be considered when the Legislature reconvenes next Fall"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t. & i Reconvene To convene or assemble again; to call or come together again.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • reconvene To come together again.
    • reconvene To call together again.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Reconvene rē-kon-vēn′ to convene or call together again
    • v.i Reconvene to come together again
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Usage

In literature:

When the hearing reconvened, all the players went round again with paternal and maternal advice.
"Wild Justice" by Ruth M. Sprague
The National Assembly reconvened in the middle of October.
"The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte" by Karl Marx
Platt declared in turn that Payn would be reinstated as soon as the Legislature reconvened.
"Theodore Roosevelt and His Times" by Harold Howland
The Governor promptly reconvened it in extra session (June 7th) for the purpose of passing an adequate primary law.
"The Boss and the Machine" by Samuel P. Orth
The meeting was protracted, and at one o'clock Mr. Gould suggested an adjournment for luncheon, the meeting to reconvene at two.
"The Americanization of Edward Bok" by Edward William Bok
I was going to Washington, before Congress reconvened, to confer with Senator Redfield Proctor.
"Under the Prophet in Utah" by Frank J. Cannon and Harvey J. O'Higgins
Why did the court reconvene the morning following to ratify the sentence?
"The Harp of God" by J. F. Rutherford
The reconvening of the legislature does not under the existing circumstances promise any relief.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, Volume IX." by Benjamin Harrison
We will adjourn for lunch, and court will reconvene at fourteen hundred.
"Little Fuzzy" by Henry Beam Piper
Then Ravick reconvened the meeting, with nobody but his gang.
"Four-Day Planet" by Henry Beam Piper
You must reconvene the Court without delay.
"Red-Tape and Pigeon-Hole Generals" by William H. Armstrong
Anderson then reconvened the council to lay this answer before them.
"Reminiscences of Forts Sumter and Moultrie in 1860-'61" by Abner Doubleday
A motion to reconsider by Senator A. E. Hill carried it over until the Legislature reconvened on March 7.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume VI" by Various
On May 6, 1776, the Virginia Convention had reconvened, this time in Williamsburg, for there was no need to fear Dunmore.
"The Road to Independence: Virginia 1763-1783" by Virginia State Dept. of Education
They filed out one by one, but reconvened beneath the window where the Captain sat inside.
"Captain Pott's Minister" by Francis L. Cooper
At eleven o'clock, when the Assembly reconvened, the reporters' lodge was still occupied by the royal family.
"The Sword of Honor, volumes 1 & 2" by Eugène Sue
The Congress reconvened in the Auditorium, Saint Paul, at 2 p.m. September 7, President Baker in the chair.
"Proceedings of the Second National Conservation Congress" by Various
That court never reconvened.
"Capturing a Locomotive" by William Pittenger
Basine adjourned the session to reconvene at 3 o'clock.
"Gargoyles" by Ben Hecht
RECONVEN'TION, a counter-action by a defendant against a plaintiff.
"Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 3 of 4: N-R)" by Various
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In news:

Pension Board to reconvene in January.
State Rep Ann Lenczewski, DFL-Bloomington, pictured in a September 2011 file photo at the Capitol in St Paul, will be the chairwoman of the House Tax Committee when the Legislature reconvenes next month.
Hearings on whether to approve the project reconvene Friday.
Democrats will have super-majority control when the Illinois House and Senate reconvene in January.
After a period of time apart, band members of Brooklyn-based quartet Grizzly Bear reconvened last summer in Marfa, Texas to begin work on their fourth studio album.
When the Green Bay Packers reconvene for practice on Wednesday, they're likely to hear another lecture from coach Mike McCarthy on a familiar topic: how to handle success.
Two months before the Texas Legislature reconvenes, Speaker Joe Straus is getting hammered over the way the House handled redrawing of voting districts in 2011.
Greg Harris and Sen Heather Steans (STAYNZ') say they'll call for a vote on a gay marriage bill when the Legislature reconvenes in January .
South Carolina lawmakers are set to elect nine judges when they reconvene in January.
Lawmakers are scheduled to reconvene Tuesday and Gov Snyder has pledged to sign the bills into law .
The Legislature, which will reconvene Jan 8 for a 140-day session that occurs every two years, also.
Now another 52 newcomers will arrive when the Legislature reconvenes next month.
Much can change in the next six days, but here's a 53-man roster projection before the Vikings reconvene for practice Sunday.
Coach Brian Agler had given his Seattle Storm team a little break after a lengthy road swing, so when the players reconvened for practice Friday, he worked them hard.
Republican Party is not reconvening its convention after a rift between outgoing chairman Randy Ruedrich and supporters of U.S. Ron Paul resulted in a quorum shortage.
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