One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A reconsideration or re-examination of something.‘the government should take a relook into the earlier appeals’
1Reconsider or re-examine something.‘the country must relook at its policies’‘laws would need to be relooked and changed’
- 1.1Indian with object Reconsider or re-examine.‘we will relook the previous proposal’‘laws would need to be relooked and changed’
- 1.1Indian with object Reconsider or re-examine.
Late 18th century (as a verb): from re- + look; the term is now more frequently used in South and SE Asian English than in British or American English.
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