Definition of reappoint in English:

reappoint

verb

[WITH OBJECT]
  • Appoint (someone) once again to a position they have previously held.

    ‘he was reappointed for a second term as chairman’
    • ‘Eventually he was reappointed to his post which he held until the Glorious Revolution after which he lost his office once again, this time because of his loyalty to James II.’
    • ‘In 2002 the same king sacked the same prime minister for failing to hold elections, only to reappoint him last year with a mandate to hold elections and open peace talks.’
    • ‘New Zealand Tennis felt he had done a sterling job and reappointed him.’
    • ‘Angus Grossart denied he had a conflict of interest as he was reappointed to the board.’
    • ‘Governor Easley reappointed her immediately after the election to fill a vacancy.’
    • ‘I don't think the President would be wise in reappointing this guy.’
    • ‘Finance Minister Charlie McCreevy is believed to have ensured Michael Smith was reappointed defence minister.’
    • ‘The players, not unnaturally, backed their coach and after a long stalemate Clark was reappointed.’
    • ‘Either it reappointed her, appearing to close down the transparency of the appointment process, or it advertised her job, apparently undermining her independence.’
    • ‘His views on private prisons may not have sat comfortably with the Executive but it would be very sad if they were not reappointing him because they feared his impartiality.’
    • ‘If I am reappointed as chair of the committee, convening an urgent investigation into how this has happened will be my priority.’
    • ‘He didn't appoint him or reappoint him in 2001 - Alston did.’
    • ‘He was reappointed in the same position in 2001.’
    • ‘When Essendon came to appointing a coach this year for 2005 and beyond it reappointed Kevin Sheedy.’
    • ‘If she is not reappointed, that will be an unwelcome signal to environmentalists about Davis and the coast.’
    • ‘Denying he was only reappointed to the Cabinet in 2002 after prominent businessmen lobbied on his behalf, Mr Walsh said he felt the time was right.’
    • ‘She was reappointed as Deputy Prime Minister following June's election.’
    • ‘Or would he lose that job permanently, at least until he's reappointed to the district court and confirmed for that position?’
    • ‘Interestingly, he said that even if there had been a narrow decision in favour of reappointing him, he would have continued.’
    • ‘It provided no explanation to one faculty member for not reappointing her and an inadequate oral explanation to the other faculty member.’

Pronunciation

reappoint

/riːəˈpɔɪnt/