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"rework" in British English

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reworkverb [T]

uk   /ˌriːˈwɜːk/  us   /-ˈwɝːk/
to ​change a ​speech or a ​piece of writing in ​order to ​improve it or make it more ​suitable for a ​particularpurpose: She reworked her ​speech for a ​youngeraudience.
reworking
noun [C] uk   /riːˈwɜː.kɪŋ/  us   /-ˈwɝː-/
His ​latestbook is a reworking ofmaterial from his ​previousshortstories.
(Definition of rework from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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reworkverb [T]

 us   /riˈwɜrk/
to ​change a ​speech, other writing, or a ​drawing to make it ​better or more ​suitable for a ​particularpurpose
(Definition of rework from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"rework" in Business English

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reworkverb [T]

uk   us   /ˌriːˈwɜːk/
to make ​changes to ​calculations of ​costs, ​prices, etc. in ​order to make them more ​accurate: The Irish ​low-costairline will ​present a reworked ​subsidypackage as ​part of its ​appeal against the ​ruling. We are ​currently reworking the entire ​project budget.
to make ​changes to a ​law, ​document, etc. in ​order to make it more ​effective, suitable, or ​accurate: rework a bill/law If the reworked ​bill is ​approved, it will come back for an ​Assemblyvote.
PRODUCTION to make ​changes to a ​machine or ​piece of ​equipment in ​order to ​correctfaults in it: The reworked ​cars will be ​tested over the next four weeks.
(Definition of rework from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “rework”
in Chinese (Simplified) 重写, 修订,修改…
in Turkish (beste, müzik, yazı vb.) daha iyi yapabilmek için yeniden düzenlemek/yapmak…
in Russian переделывать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 重寫, 修訂,修改…
in Polish przerobić…
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