reconceptualize

verb
re·​con·​cep·​tu·​al·​ize | \ (ˌ)rē-kən-ˈsep-chə-wə-ˌlīz How to pronounce reconceptualize (audio) , -chü-ə-, -chə-ˌlīz, -shwə-ˌlīz \
reconceptualized; reconceptualizing; reconceptualizes

Definition of reconceptualize

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: to conceptualize in a new or different way Once you start reconceptualizing your company as a collection of business processes, it becomes dauntingly clear that those processes extend beyond the portals of any one building, the boundaries of any one corporation, and the borders of any one country.— Ronald Henkoff The argument for tortoise conservation has been strengthened by reconceptualizing giant tortoises as agents whose actions shape the ecosystems around them.— James P. Gibbs

Other Words from reconceptualize

reconceptualization \ (ˌ)rē-​kən-​ˌsep-​chə-​wə-​lə-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce reconceptualize (audio) , -​chü-​ə-​ , -​chə-​lə-​ˈzā-​ , -​shwə-​lə-​ˈzā-​ \ noun
Many jobs are gone forever. This will eventually force us to confront matters such as a guaranteed universal income, or a complete reconceptualization of what we consider "work" for which one is entitled to a wage. — Rex J. Zedalis

First Known Use of reconceptualize

1903, in the meaning defined above

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“Reconceptualize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reconceptualize. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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