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retake

re·take

retake

 
parts of speech:
transitive verb, noun
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part of speech: transitive verb
pronunciation: ri teIk
inflections: retaken, retakes, retaking, retook
definition 1: to take back again; repossess; recapture.
definition 2: to film again or take another photograph of.
definition 3: to do (a test or exam) again.
If you don't pass the exam this time, you can retake it in the spring.
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part of speech: noun
pronunciation: ri teIk
definition 1: the act of reshooting a photograph or film segment.
definition 2: the photograph or film that results from such a reshooting.
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derivation: retaker (n.)