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Convict (someone) of a further criminal offence.‘many prisoners are reconvicted within two years of release’
- ‘An individual re-assessment of these cases would undoubtedly reconvict the majority.’
- ‘When his conviction was found flawed, the State retried and reconvicted him in another flawed proceeding.’
- ‘It was only because the army, as a dual sovereign was able to retry him after an acquittal that he was reconvicted.’
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