Reconsideration Re`con*sid`er*a"tion (-?"sh?n), n. The act of reconsidering, or the state of being reconsidered; as, the reconsideration of a vote in a legislative body. [1913 Webster]

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  • reconsideration — UK US /ˌriːkənˌsɪdərˈeɪʃən/ noun [C or U] ► LAW the act of thinking about changing a decision, especially in a court of law: »The court refused the appeal for reconsideration. »The lawyers recommend that we seek reconsideration. »The company will …   Financial and business terms

  • reconsideration — index appeal, hindsight, retrospect, review (official reexamination) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • reconsidération — ● reconsidération nom féminin Nouvel examen en vue d une éventuelle décision différente …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • reconsideration — As normally used in context of administrative adjudication reconsideration implies reexamination, and possibly a different decision by the entity which initially decided it. Kerr McGee Nuclear Corp. v. New Mexico Environmental Imp. Bd., App., 97… …   Black's law dictionary

  • reconsideration — reconsider ► VERB ▪ consider again. DERIVATIVES reconsideration noun …   English terms dictionary

  • reconsideration — noun see reconsider …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • reconsideration — See reconsider. * * * …   Universalium

  • reconsideration — noun the act of reconsidering or something reconsidered …   Wiktionary

  • reconsidération — (entrée créée par le supplément) (re kon si dé ra sion) s. f. Action de considérer, d examiner de nouveau, Journ. offic. 1er sept. 1872, p. 5802, 2e col …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • reconsideration — Synonyms and related words: afterthought, commitment to memory, developed thought, exercise of memory, flashback, hindsight, learning by heart, looking back, mature thought, memoir, memorization, memorizing, re examination, reappraisal, recall,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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