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repurpose

verb [I or T] uk   /ˌriːˈpɜː.pəs/  us   /-ˈpɝː-/
to find a new use for an idea, product, or building: The company's role is to repurpose print data for use on the Web. Movie theaters are harder to repurpose than ordinary stores in a shopping mall.
Translations of “repurpose”
in Chinese (Traditional) 重新利用, 改變…的用途, 為…找到新用途…
in Chinese (Simplified) 重新利用, 改变…的用途, 为…找到新用途…
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