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English definition of “retread”

retread

verb [T] uk   /ˌriːˈtred/ (UK also remould) us  
to put a new rubber surface on the outer part of a worn tyre: Your tyres need retreading.Covering and adding layers
retread
noun [C] uk   /ˈriː.tred/ us  
Are those new tyres or retreads?The exterior of vehicles
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