Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Law A new hearing of a case by the same court or other administrative tribunal in which it was originally heard.

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  • v. Present participle of rehear.
  • n. A second or subsequent hearing of a case.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A second hearing; reconsideration; especially, in law, a second hearing or trial; more specifically, a new trial in chancery, or a second argument of a motion or an appeal.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act of hearing again

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Examples

  • For the court to issue the order sua sponte, that is, of its own accord without either party submitting papers requesting a rehearing, is even more rare.

    The Re-Up | ATTACKERMAN

  • The decision and commentary by the judge cited in Mr. Mann's article, which followed the Texas jury verdict by a year, were made by that judge not in the context of a jury trial but on a rehearing from a decision issued by a bankruptcy court in California.

    Letters to the Editor

  • Great Regulars: Sometimes the poet's voice doesn't seem to live up to the poem on the screen, sometimes what feels bland written down takes on immense power when we hear it, sometimes voice and word are so closely intertwined that it is difficult to read the poem again without "rehearing" that performance.

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  • But Polk County Attorney John Sarcone said the county attorney's office will not ask for a rehearing, meaning the court's decision should take effect after that three-week period.

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  • But Polk County Attorney John Sarcone said his office will not ask for a rehearing, meaning the court's decision should take effect after that three-week period.

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  • Polk County Attorney John Sarcone said the county attorney's office will not ask for a rehearing, meaning the court's decision should take effect after that three-week period.

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  • Polk County Attorney John Sarcone said shortly after the ruling that the county attorney's office will not ask for a rehearing, meaning the court's decision should take effect after that three-week period.

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  • On Feb. 13 the Ninth Circuit granted "en banc" rehearing, meaning that all judges would hear the appeal instead of the customary panel of three.

    Madison County Record

  • Polk County Attorney John Sarcone (SAR'-cone) says his office won't ask for a rehearing, meaning the court's decision should take effect after that three-week period.

    KHQA - Local News

  • We were brought in at the rehearing stage in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in an ERISA case involving the important issue whether money damages are appropriate equitable relief where the plaintiff proves that the defendant defrauded her into failing to comply with the plan ` s terms.

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