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English definition of “convert”

convert

verb [I, T]     /kənˈvɜːt/
CHANGE FORM B2 to change the appearance , form , or purpose of something: The old warehouse was converted into offices . How do you convert miles into kilometres ?ChangingAdapting and modifying Adapting and attuning to somethingChanging frequently
CHANGE RELIGION to change to a new religion , belief , etc , or to make someone do this: When did he convert to Islam ?ChangingAdapting and modifying Adapting and attuning to somethingChanging frequently
CHANGE DATA to change computer data so that it can be read by a different software program : Images can be converted and saved to a specific folder .ChangingAdapting and modifying Adapting and attuning to somethingChanging frequentlyComputer concepts
(Definition of convert verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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