Definition of reappointment in US English:

reappointment

noun

  • See reappoint

    • ‘His current term expires on December 19 and his reappointment will be officially announced on December 20, the fifth anniversary of Macau's handover in 1999.’
    • ‘To do so, Johnson organized a behind-the-scenes campaign to block President Truman's reappointment of Leland Olds as chairman of the Federal Power Commission.’
    • ‘The review committee recommended his reappointment by 20 votes to 16.’
    • ‘Sessionals also face bureaucratic red tape with each reappointment, said Needham, adding that even a continuing sessional must reapply for a library card, a parking space, and an e-mail address.’
    • ‘But despite desperate attempts to convince the Irish duo to back the reappointments, the pair abstained from voting.’

Pronunciation

reappointment

/ˌrēəˈpoin(t)mənt//ˌriəˈpɔɪn(t)mənt/