Definition of Recommittals

1. Noun. (plural of recommittal) ¹



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Definition of Recommittals

1. recommittal [n] - See also: recommittal

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Recommittals

recommendatory
recommended
recommender
recommenders
recommending
recommends
recommission
recommissioned
recommissioning
recommissions
recommit
recommitment
recommitments
recommits
recommittal
recommittals (current term)
recommitted
recommitting
recompact
recompacted
recompacting
recompacts
recompence
recompenced
recompences
recompencing
recompensation
recompense
recompensed
recompenser

Literary usage of Recommittals

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1. Annual Report of the Board of Managers of the Prison Discipline Society by Mass.) Prison Discipline Society (Boston (1827)
"In Massachusetts, of two hundred and twenty-eight now in Prison, including a number who have been in Prison a long time, sixty-seven are recommittals ; ie ..."

2. Reports of the Prison Discipline Society, Boston by Mass ) Prison Discipline Society (Boston, Boston Prison Discipline Society (1855)
"The proportion of the male juvenile recommittals to the whole number of male ... In the metropolitan Jails, the proportion of recommittals to the number of ..."

3. Hansard's Parliamentary Debates by Great Britain Parliament, Thomas Curson Hansard (1850)
"He found that the recommittals were in several cases above one-third of the whole punishments, and he would read the numbers of them to the House. ..."

4. Annual Report by Correctional Association of New York (1870)
"To obtain a practical test of the merits of a penal system in any particular jail by a reference to the increase or diminution in the number of recommittals ..."

5. Transactions of the National Association for the Promotion of Social Science by National Association for the Promotion of Social Science (Great Britain) (1860)
"There is, however, a gradual increase of recommittals in the case of felony according to the criminality. The suspected felon who is acquitted is the lowest ..."

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