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reprocess

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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reprocessre‧pro‧cess /riːˈprəʊses $ -ˈprɑː-/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 TIto treat a waste substance so that it can be used again
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reprocessHowever, the number of skips provided is low and there is little incentive for consumers or manufacturers to collect and reprocess.The plant will initially reprocess irradiated fuels from the country's five existing nuclear power plants.The United Kingdom does not reprocess nuclear waste; we do not even import nuclear waste.If you have to pay to reprocess the plutonium from spent fuel, though, it does not.The plant's main function has been to reprocess uranium.
From Longman Business Dictionaryreprocessre‧pro‧cess /riːˈprəʊses-ˈprɑː-/ verb [transitive] to treat a waste substance so that it is safe or can be used againThe plant has all the facilities necessary to reprocess nuclear fuel.reprocessing noun [uncountable]a nuclear fuelreprocessing plant→ See Verb table
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Verb table
reprocess
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyreprocess
he, she, itreprocesses
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyreprocessed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave reprocessed
he, she, ithas reprocessed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad reprocessed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill reprocess
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have reprocessed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam reprocessing
he, she, itis reprocessing
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you, we, theyare reprocessing
Past
I, he, she, itwas reprocessing
you, we, theywere reprocessing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been reprocessing
he, she, ithas been reprocessing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been reprocessing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be reprocessing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been reprocessing
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