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English definition of “repurpose”

repurpose

verb [I or T]     /ˌriːˈpɜː.pəs/ US  /-ˈpɝː-/
to find a new use for an idea, product, or building: The company's role is to repurpose print data for use on the Web. Movie theaters are harder to repurpose than ordinary stores in a shopping mall.Using and misusing
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