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1Equip with new personnel:‘these last five had been remanned with new crews’
- ‘Look at other equipment they have refurbished or remanned.’
- ‘After the unit's deployability window closes, the unit would stand down for remanning and retraining.’
- ‘There they re-equip and reman while executing all individual predeployment training requirements, attaining readiness as quickly as possible.’
2literary Make (someone) manly or courageous again:‘reman your breast; I feel no such remorse’
- ‘And there's that whole concept of a lack of masculinity, a lack of manhood, you know, a lessening of self because of the occupation that turns particularly men towards remanning themselves.’
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