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"rotate" in American English

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rotateverb [I/T]

us   /ˈroʊ·teɪt/
  • rotate verb [I/T] (TURN)

to turn around a fixed point, or to cause something to do this: [I] The wheel rotates on an axle.
  • rotate verb [I/T] (TAKE TURNS)

to happen in turns, or to cause something to happen in a particular order: [T] Every 30 days we rotate shifts.
(Definition of rotate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"rotate" in British English

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uk   /rəʊˈteɪt/ us   /ˈroʊ.teɪt/
(Definition of rotate from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"rotate" in Business English

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rotateverb [I or T]

uk   /rəʊˈteɪt/ us   /ˈrəʊteɪt/
to turn something in a circle, especially around a fixed point: With the software you can zoom and rotate pictures.
WORKPLACE, HR to regularly change the person who does a particular job, so that it is done at different times by different people: rotate between sb The chairmanship would rotate between the members of the board. Are you able to rotate shifts?
(Definition of rotate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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