re·ar·gu·ment /ˌrē-'är-gyə-mənt/ n: new or repeated argument; esp: presentation of new or additional arguments to a court on a matter of law or fact which a petitioner claims was overlooked or misunderstood by the court
◇ Reargument requires the granting of a motion, which must be filed within a specified period after entry of the court's judgment.
re·ar·gue /-'är-ˌgyü/ vt

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

Presentation to the court of more oral arguments on an issue it has already heard, in cases where it seems that an important point has been overlooked or where there might be some confusion about facts.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

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