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English definition of “relocate”


verb [I or T] uk   /ˌriː.ləʊˈkeɪt/ us    /-ˈloʊ.keɪt/
C1 to (cause a person or company to) move to a new place: The company has relocated to Liverpool. My company relocated me to Paris.Changing homes and moving
noun [U] uk   /ˌriː.ləʊˈkeɪ.ʃən/ us    /-ˈloʊ.keɪ-/
relocation costsCosts and expenses
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