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relocateverb [I or T]

uk   /ˌriː.ləʊˈkeɪt/  us   /-ˈloʊ.keɪt/
C1 to (​cause a ​person or ​company to) ​move to a new ​place: The ​couple relocated to Florida. My ​company relocated me to Paris.
relocation
noun [U] uk   /ˌriː.ləʊˈkeɪ.ʃən/  us   /-ˈloʊ.keɪ-/
relocation ​costs
(Definition of relocate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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relocateverb [I/T]

 us   /riˈloʊ·keɪt, ˌri·loʊˈkeɪt/
to move to a new ​place: [I] The ​company will relocate, but a new ​home has not been ​chosenyet.
relocation
noun [C/U]  /ˌriˌloʊˈkeɪ·ʃən/
Bigcontracts make the relocation of those ​playersunlikely.
(Definition of relocate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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relocateverb [I or T]

uk   /ˌriːləʊˈkeɪt/  us   /riːˈləʊkeɪt/
HR, WORKPLACE to ​move to a different ​place to ​work, or to be ​moved to a different ​place to ​work: Many ​businesses in the ​region have ​closed or relocated abroad.relocate (sb/sth) to/from/in somewhere The ​company is ​seeking to relocate to the Pier 98 Annex. Most ​production has been relocated to Hungary, Tunisia, and China.relocate employees/staff/production It is rare to ​findagreedcontractualterms that give ​employers unrestricted ​rights to relocate ​employees.
(Definition of relocate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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