Meaning of “rewire” in the English Dictionary

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"rewire" in British English

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rewireverb [ T ]

uk /ˌriːˈwaɪər/ us /ˌriːˈwaɪr/

to put a new system of electric wires into a building or machine:

You really should have the whole house rewired - the existing wiring isn't safe.

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