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(the revitalization of Christianity into the English culture did much to re-establish a significant number of Latin vocabulary into the English language)
(English was re-established in Britain)
(re-writing old jokes)
(Latin: back, backward, again; used as a prefix)
(unusual water recycling device is revealed)
Word Entries containing the term: “re
absente reo; abs. re.
With the defendant absent.

Used in law to refer to the defendant not being present or not available.

Amicus certus in re incerta cernitur.
A friend in need is a friend indeed.

From Quintus Ennius (239 - 169 B.C.). He served in the Roman army as a centurion during the Second Punic War. Cato brought him to Rome, and he became a Roman citizen in 184. B.C.

He wrote tragedies and comedies adapted from the Greek, satires, epigrams, a didactic poem on nature, a poem on mythology, a poem on Scipio's victory over Hannibal, and the Annals, a history of Rome in eighteen books.

This entry is located in the following units: ami-, amic- (page 1) Latin Proverbs, Mottoes, Phrases, and Words: Group A (page 15)
porte-cochere, porte cochère (s) (noun); porte cocheres, porte cochères (pl)
1. A canopy extending out from the entrance of a building that shelters those getting in and out of vehicles: Andre had a porte-cochere connected to his house that people could drive under and be protected from rain or other bad weather conditions as they got out of their cars.
2. Etymology: from French, "carriage entrance"; which came from Latin porte, "gateway" + coche, "coach".
This entry is located in the following unit: port- (page 2)
portiere, portière (s) (noun); portieres, portières (pl)
1. A heavy curtain that is hanging over or in a doorway to replace the door or for decoration: The doorway between the living room and the hallway where Pamela's mother is living has a portière instead of a door.

A portiere is often made of some heavy material; such as, velvet, and it is usually put on a brass rod so it can be moved occasionally and be opened and closed like a door.

2. Etymology: derived from the French word porte, "door".
This entry is located in the following unit: port- (page 2)
premier; première, premiere
premier (pri MIR, pree MIR) (adjective)
First in importance, position, rank or time: The premier importance of Mr. Jones to the political party was confirmed after an election among his peers.

The new film was given the premier position on the schedule at the film festival.

première (pri MIR, pri MEER) (noun)
The first exhibition or performance of something: The artist worked hard to organize her paintings for the première which was scheduled in December.
premiere (pri MIR, pri MEER) (noun)
The first appearance of an actor, or actress, in a lead role: Saturday was the premiere for Jill's aunt who was staring in a new play written especially for her.

Yesterday was the première performance of Marissa's play as well as the premiere for the main actress. Her friend is considered premier among the local playwrights.

pro re nata, p.r.n.
As the occasion arises; as needed.
This entry is located in the following units: Latin Proverbs, Mottoes, Phrases, and Words: Group P (page 8) pro-, por-, pur- (page 2)
re-continuation *
This entry is located in the following unit: Pleonasms or Tautological Redundancies (page 18)
re-echo
This entry is located in the following unit: re-, red- (page 3)
reencounter, re-encounter (s) (noun); reencounters, re-encounters (pl)
1. An unexpected meeting again.
2. Another contest or conflict with someone or a group.
This entry is located in the following unit: contra-, contro-, counter, contre- (page 10)
re-encounter, reencounter (verb); re-encounters, reencounters; re-encountered, reencountered; re-encountering, reencountering
1. To come upon or to meet casually or unexpectedly once more.
2. To return into conflict with an enemy, an army, etc. in a battle or some contest.
3. To be faced with or to contend with something or someone at another time: Mark re-encounters many obstacles in his work as a computer specialist.
This entry is located in the following unit: contra-, contro-, counter, contre- (page 10)
re-enumerate (verb), re-enumerates; re-enumerated; re-enumerating
Determining or ascertaining the aggregates or rations of something again: Warren was asked to re-enumerate the items that he had purchased to be sure nothing was missing.

Fay was re-enumerating the reasons for not going on the trip with her friends.

This entry is located in the following units: numer-, number- (page 5) -or; -our (primarily British) (page 6)
re-ignition, reignition (s); re-ignitions, reignitions (pl) (noun forms)
1. A method for re-activating and controlling the combustion of fuel in an internal combustion engine again.
2. To arouse the passions of or to excite again: "His words caused the re-ignition of hatred for him."
3. The repetition of setting something on fire: "He ignited the brush earlier and it died down, and then, the wind caused the re-ignition of some of the limbs that were not completely burned."
This entry is located in the following unit: ign-, igni-, ignis- + (page 3)
reinforce, reenforce, re-enforce
This entry is located in the following unit: fort-, forc- (page 3)
reinforceable, reenforceable, re-enforceable
This entry is located in the following units: -able (page 33) fort-, forc- (page 3)
reinforcement, reenforcement, re-enforcement
This entry is located in the following unit: fort-, forc- (page 4)
reinforcer, reenforcer, re-enforcer
This entry is located in the following unit: fort-, forc- (page 4)
resign, re-sign
resign (re ZIGHN) (verb)
1. To give up or to relinquish something: Latonya agreed to resign her position as treasurer of the group rather than face an inquiry into the missing funds.
2. Formally to renounce one's position in a government or other organizational situation: The king decided to resign from the throne so he could marry the woman he loved.
3. To agree or to accept something as inevitable: Jeremy feels that he must resign himself to staying home on Friday night.
re-sign (ree SIGHN) (verb)
To sign a written or printed document for a second or more times: Because Alisha's signature was illegible on the original check, she had to re-sign it when she went to the bank.

Because of a perceived conflict of interest, Debora was forced to resign from her job; however, after an investigation, she was cleared of any charges and so she was able to re-sign her contract and to resume her work.

re-sort, resort
re-sort (ree SORT) (verb)
To arrange again according to class, kind, or size; to classify again: The library staff had to re-sort the books so they could include the new editions.
resort (ree ZORT) (noun)
1. A place frequented by people for relaxation or recreation: Morgan was thinking about going to the ski resort this winter.
2. Something that is final or a last possible option: The company will only declare bankruptcy as a last resort.

Since Eugene was going to a resort for the weekend, he had to re-sort his clothes to be sure he would have the right clothing for the trip.

rivière (s), rivières (pl)
1. A necklace of precious stones, generally set in one strand.
2. Etymology: French rivière (de diamants), "river (of diamonds)", from Old French rivere, from Vulgar Latin reparia, "river".
Ubi re vera.
Where in reality. (When in truth or in point of fact).
This entry is located in the following unit: ubi- (page 2)
you’re, your, yore
you're (YOOR, YOR, YUHR) (pronoun, verb)
Used as a contraction of you are: "She thinks you're a very nice person."
your (YOOR, YOR, YUHR) (pronoun)
Relating to you or belonging to you: "Is this your purse or mine?"."
yore (YOR, YOHR) (noun)
Of the past: "In the days of yore the kings and queens had knights who protected them from their enemies."

The message said, "You're invited to the local pageant which tells the tales of yore in a dramatic fashion. So, be sure to bring your friend."