Definition of re-examination in English:

re-examination

Translate re-examination into Spanish

noun

  • 1The action of examining something again or further.

    ‘a country with a past that requires re-examination’
    • ‘the department had undertaken a re-examination of its role’
    • ‘The Arabic component of our Mexican culture also merits re-examination.’
    • ‘The Asian financial crisis has brought about a re-examination of some of the issues discussed above.’
    • ‘One option is to do a more radical re-examination of the whole idea of a literary canon.’
    • ‘It is a re-examination of data gathered in 2000.’
    • ‘Both could be described as historical novels, and are oriented towards a re-examination of Filipino history and culture.’
    • ‘This conflict is a catalyst, leading to the re-examination of the relationships between these six people.’
    • ‘There is enough in this book to make one hope for a similar re-examination of Irish social history.’
    • ‘Ballet was in crisis, she said, and it was time for a fundamental re-examination.’
    • ‘The case has been reopened for re-examination.’
    • ‘A compelling influence on me has been the feminist movement and the reexamination of men's roles in relationship to women.’
    1. 1.1Law The process of questioning one's own witness again, after cross-examination by the opposing counsel.
      ‘advocates questioned the manner in which the re-examination of witnesses has been conducted’
      • ‘Her barrister was specifically allowed to prompt the witness in reexamination.’
      • ‘Normally, the evidence given by a witness on a particular topic should be completed with the re-examination of that witness.’
      • ‘After re-examination, no further cross-examination is permitted except where new matters have been introduced in re-examination.’
      • ‘Difficulties have arisen from the practice of referring witnesses to particular inquiry documents during re-examination.’
      • ‘Advocates have questioned the manner in which the re-examination of witnesses has been conducted at the inquiry.’
      • ‘She even laughed in the witness box under re-examination from the prosecutor.’
      • ‘In re-examination the defendant's counsel explored this with the witness.’
      • ‘On re-examination, the witness was asked about the appellant's reference to there being "steps" at the scene of the crime.’
      • ‘The judge then informed prosecuting counsel that, in the interests of fairness, she would have to forego re-examination.’
      • ‘The only question for this court is whether the judge's interruptions in the re-examination show bias against the defendant.’

Pronunciation

re-examination

/ˌrēəɡˌzaməˈnāSH(ə)n/ /ˌriəɡˌzæməˈneɪʃ(ə)n/