Definition of re-present in English:

re-present

verb

[WITH OBJECT]
  • 1 Present (something) again, especially for further consideration or in an altered form.

    ‘most of today's demonstrations will be re-presented on Friday’
    • ‘Like all histories and memories, the history of the self is always orchestrated from fragments of information, both factual and fictional, into a conceptual matrix that re-presents truth or reality.’
    • ‘There have been so many good ones presented over the years that people missed and regretted doing so, we decided to re-present some tales by popular demand.’
    • ‘It attempts to provide a positive cultural sheen to this crisis, re-presenting the lack of common identity as a new cultural pluralism, and the fragmentation of communities as an enriching kind of diversity.’
    • ‘Through a form of poetic historicism, both works efface Forché's status as authentic witness in order to re-present the testimonies of others.’
    • ‘Despite this he re-presented a month later after developing pain in his hip, knee, and ankle joints bilaterally associated with further malaise and lethargy.’
    • ‘In these circumstances, the artist has a natural and direct relationship with the people - his role is just to re-present popular slogans and icons in visual form.’
    • ‘The acting out of events, true or imagined, creatively re-presented them and made them real in a way that mimicked original creativity of the gods.’
    • ‘As with other works of art, it is a challenge for those responsible for a sculpture's preservation to identify the sculptor's original intention and to find the right balance in choosing how to re-present a surface altered by time.’
    • ‘Cllr Doyle said on foot of agreement to the final plan, the Voluntary Housing Association will then be in a position to re-present a planning application to Kildare County Council.’
    • ‘Much of the country's art revisits the apartheid past in provocative ways, mining South Africa's material history like an archive of memories and re-presenting this archive's contents for careful consideration.’
    • ‘Hand in hand with this question of archiving and re-presenting our form of art goes the issue of what their true expression is…’
    • ‘I would contend that while language, for example, is one of the ways we re-present the world, before language we began by perceiving, reasoning, theorizing, and understanding through all our senses.’
    • ‘Basically, this complex re-presents a new business model that brings together various established food and entertainment facilities.’
    • ‘A still-growing collection of critiques of the methods, manipulations, and messages of war in the US media, Cowie's sharply crafted video re-presents the news and its apparatus in an eye-opening way.’
    • ‘It uses familiar tropes to re-present teen anguish, suicide and powerlessness.’
    • ‘But there seems more hope and agency in exploring these localised adaptations rather than re-presenting them as decontextualised solutions.’
    • ‘If a writer or director feels they can re-present a familiar story in a strange and interesting way, this should be encouraged.’
    • ‘This was achieved by re-presenting a notion of mutual interdependency that derided the illusion of autonomy carried in the wilder excesses of neo-liberal ideologies.’
    • ‘When a critic reviews a memoir, she's inevitably tempted not just to review the author's presentation of his life, but to re-present that life in her own terms.’
    • ‘Artists have taken some of these fragments of discarded material in order to rework and re-present them.’
    1. 1.1Present (a check or bill) again for payment.
      • ‘He has given me instructions to provide his undertaking to the court that if the cheque is re-presented it will clear.’

Pronunciation:

re-present

/ˌrēprəˈzent/