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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Send back to a committee; Commit again; Commit once again, as of a crime.

Usage examples (38)
  • And just before that, he offered a motion to recommit, which is a very rare motion.
  • House, there's something called a motion to recommit, which is the minority's chance to tack stuff onto the bill at the last minute to try to pry votes away.
  • It has been used by both parties to offer motions to "recommit" or send back bills on the floor to the relevant committees.
  • I don't believe we had a legal authority to recommit. for more
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