Meaning of “repurpose” in the English Dictionary


(Definition of “repurpose” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"repurpose" in Business English

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repurposeverb [ T ]

uk /ˌriːˈpɜːpəs/ us ENVIRONMENT

to use something for a different purpose to the one for which it was originally intended:

A single container could be repurposed as many as 30 times.
repurpose sth as sth Cities have repurposed their former downtown and industrial areas as entertainment districts.

(Definition of “repurpose” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)