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1Examine again or further.‘I will have the body re-examined’
rethink, review, revise, re-evaluate, reassess, reappraise, think better of, think over, take another look at, look at in a different light, have another think aboutView synonyms
- ‘The primary role of the tribunal is to re-examine evidence presented by the Director, and it is not anticipated that it will often initiate its own investigations.’
- ‘These will be considered briefly before the general subject of sexual offences is re-examined.’
- ‘The thought woke me up to re-examine what I had taken for granted.’
- ‘But last night a Government spokesperson said Education Minister Noel Dempsey will not be re-examining the fees option and the Cabinet would not be a revisiting the issue.’
- ‘Reading History Backwards encourages viewers to re-examine how we construct and perceive history and current reality.’
- ‘In the process of designing courses and curriculums I re-examined how colleges do it.’
- ‘I think it also needs to re-examine how it views other churches.’
- ‘The higher court should re-examine the facts and application of the law in order to challenge or verify the decision of the lower court.’
- ‘For the first time since its adoption in 1930, the Code was to be fully re-examined and substantially altered.’
- ‘On the facts as currently known, Customs will not be re-examining any of the input tax claimed by Buckmore Park Services.’
- ‘Accordingly, Mr. Clinton said, the policy should be re-examined or at least carried out in a more humane way, to prevent the harassment of homosexuals in the armed forces.’
- ‘Mr Brennan said: ‘The findings make it clear that we should be re-examining our attitudes to some fathers and their role in the family.’’
- ‘For the review, Lebovitz and his team re-examined the data from 13 studies that originally aimed to examine the efficacy and safety of Avandia.’
- ‘We are re-examining our business plan and evaluating our future options at the moment.’
- ‘He said: ‘I see no problem in re-examining the situation.’’
- ‘We suggest that these models might be re-examined in light of these results.’
- ‘Discussion resulted in agreement on the remainder, and the main body of the corpus was re-examined to accommodate changes to the original coding system.’
- ‘The clear purpose of the book is to re-examine the decision and alter the standards applied in the Pentagon Papers.’
- ‘Pages that have not been as popular as entry pages may need to be re-examined and altered again.’
- ‘Moreover, when article 6 of the Convention becomes part of our law, it will be the prism through which other aspects of our criminal law may have to be re-examined.’
- 1.1Law Examine (a witness) again, after cross-examination by the opposing counsel.
- ‘Dr Pearson might have to consider asking the Home Secretary to recall him or even consider re-examining him.’
- ‘Witnesses are first examined-in-chief by the Prosecutor, then cross-examined by defence counsel, and subsequently re-examined by the Prosecutor.’
- ‘You will recall that Mr Mott re-examined Mr Tegg in great detail.’
- ‘In the light of the evidence I had then heard, I re-called Miss Cheslyn-Curtis and Dr Calder who were re-examined on the further evidence and who were both able to provide their further comments on this.’
- ‘They are there variously to lead, cross-examine and re-examine witnesses and to adjudicate on the evidence.’
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