English version

re-form

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishre-formre-form /ˌriː ˈfɔːm $ -ɔːrm/ verb [intransitive, transitive] 🔊 🔊 START TO HAPPEN, EXIST ETCto start to exist again or to make something start to exist again 🔊 At the end of the year, the company re-formed.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
re-formThe band isn't re-forming.In the event of one partner serving notice to dissolve the firm, the others may choose to re-form.When Charles's troops had re-formed, battle began again.A map of Lough Erne resembles a giant spoonful of quicksilver emptied over Ireland to form and re-form in myriad fluid blobs.The underlying approach of codification in re-forming the law has stressed the mechanistic nature of legal reasoning as essentially a syllogistic exercise.The soldiers re-formed their line five deep at the entrance.The team has reported to the Executive Team and will be re-formed to implement recommendations.The nuclear membrane will not be re-formed until chromosome division is complete.The watercourses wander, breaking and re-forming with the seasons.
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Verb table
re-form
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyre-form
he, she, itre-forms
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyre-formed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave re-formed
he, she, ithas re-formed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad re-formed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill re-form
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have re-formed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam re-forming
he, she, itis re-forming
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you, we, theyare re-forming
Past
I, he, she, itwas re-forming
you, we, theywere re-forming
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been re-forming
he, she, ithas been re-forming
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been re-forming
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be re-forming
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been re-forming
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