from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as recommitment.

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  • noun recommitment


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re- +‎ commital


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  • Republicans objected to the package mainly over its limits on the use of "recommittal" motions to derail bills headed for final passage.


  • The appeals courts' opinions appear to forbid a new Tax Court judge assigned to the cases from recommitting them to Judge Couvillion under Tax Court Rule 183, even if the reviewing judge were to determine recommittal was warranted, the government points out in its December 15 petitions.

    December 2005

  • The government asks the circuit courts to modify their opinions to make clear that the new judge who reviews the special trial judge's original report may exercise any option permitted by Rule 183, including recommittal of the case to the special trial judge, and to incorporate the Supreme Court's respectful attention standard for reviewing special trial judge recommendations.

    December 2005

  • There's still a chance today on the welfare, on a motion for recommittal, to try to do what's right and to try doing, in the very least, try to take it, instead of having this massive distribution from the poor to the wealthy for the sake of the tax cut, to at least put it to deficit reduction.

    Panetta And Rivlin Briefing On Welfare Reform

  • But he only succeeded in securing a recommittal of both platforms to the committee.

    Abraham Lincoln A History

  • There are no prison walls, though leaving the community is followed by pursuit and recommittal.

    A Tour of the Missions Observations and Conclusions

  • But he only succeeded in securing a recommittal of both platforms to the committee.

    Abraham Lincoln, a History — Volume 02

  • Upon its coming up for its third reading, Norton, of Grenville, moved its recommittal, and, upon the defeat of his motion, he made a final effort by moving "That the Act shall not go into operation before the expiration of the present Parliament."

    The Story of the Upper Canada Rebellion

  • I would have voted for the recommittal motion and against the funding.

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  • Mr. GiLBiRT was in favor of the recommittal, that all the & cts relative to the subject might be brought forward.

    The Debates and proceedings in the Congress of the United States


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