Definition of re-encounter in English:

re-encounter

noun

  • 1An encounter or confrontation, especially a hostile one. Compare "rencounter". Now archaic and rare.

  • 2A renewed meeting; a second or subsequent encounter.

verb

  • with object To encounter or meet again.

Origin

Early 16th century; earliest use found in 2nd Baron Berners (c1467–1533), soldier, diplomat, and translator. From re- + encounter, in sense 1 after Middle French rencontre rencounter<br>early 16th century (in an earlier sense). From re- + encounter, originally as alteration of rencounter.

Pronunciation

re-encounter

/ˌriːɪnˈkaʊntə//ˌriːɪŋˈkaʊntə//ˌriːɛnˈkaʊntə/