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reopen

re·o·pen

reopen

 
pronunciation:
ri o pn
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: reopened, reopening, reopens
definition: to cause to become open again.
She reopened the door.Police have reopened the murder case.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to become open again.
The store will reopen after lunch.The wound has reopened.The school reopened after the damage was repaired.
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