Definition of “relocate” - English Dictionary

“relocate” in British English

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relocateverb [ I or T ]

uk /ˌriː.ləʊˈkeɪt/ us /ˌriːˈloʊ.keɪt/

C1 to (cause a person or company to) move to a new place:

The couple relocated to Florida.
My company relocated me to Paris.
relocation
noun [ U ] uk /ˌriː.ləʊˈkeɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌriːˈloʊ.keɪ.ʃən/

relocation costs

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

“relocate” in American English

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relocateverb [ I/T ]

us /riˈloʊ·keɪt, ˌri·loʊˈkeɪt/

to move to a new place:

[ I ] The company will relocate, but a new home has not been chosen yet.
relocation
noun [ C/U ] /ˌriˌloʊˈkeɪ·ʃən/

Big contracts make the relocation of those players unlikely.

(Definition of “relocate” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

“relocate” in Business English

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relocateverb [ I or T ]

uk /ˌriːləʊˈkeɪt/ us /riːˈləʊkeɪt/

HR, WORKPLACE to move to a different place to work, or to be moved to a different place to work:

Many businesses in the region have closed or relocated abroad.
relocate (sb/sth) to/from/in somewhere The company is seeking to relocate to the Pier 98 Annex.
Most production has been relocated to Hungary, Tunisia, and China.
relocate employees/staff/production It is rare to find agreed contractual terms that give employers unrestricted rights to relocate employees.

(Definition of “relocate” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)