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"rethink" in British English

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rethinkverb [I or T]

uk   /ˌriːˈθɪŋk/ us   /ˌriːˈθɪŋk/ rethought
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rethinkverb [T]

us   /riˈθɪŋk/ past tense and past participle rethought /riˈθɔt/
to think again about something, such as a plan in order to change or improve it: It’s time to rethink whether we need a part-time or full-time mayor.
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rethinkverb [I or T]

uk   /ˌriːˈθɪŋk/ us   rethought, rethought
to think again about a plan, idea, or system in order to change or improve it: The company is rethinking its position on homeworkers.rethink how/what etc. Retailers are paying more attention to male shoppers, rethinking how their goods are marketed and displayed. The agency needs to rethink its strategy.

rethinknoun [C, usually singular]

uk   /ˈriːθɪŋk/ us   also rethinking [S]
an act of thinking again about a plan, idea, or system in order to change or improve it: The incident led to a rethink of the department's health and safety policies.a complete/fundamental/radical rethink A fundamental rethink on executive pay is needed.
(Definition of rethink from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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