re·​de·​ploy | \ ˌrē-di-ˈplȯi How to pronounce redeploy (audio) \
redeployed; redeploying; redeploys

Definition of redeploy

transitive verb

: to transfer from one area or activity to another

intransitive verb

: to relocate personnel or equipment

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redeployment \ ˌrē-​di-​ˈplȯi-​mənt How to pronounce redeploy (audio) \ noun

Examples of redeploy in a Sentence

The soldiers were redeployed to the country's capital. Most units will redeploy to their home bases. They redeployed their assets into mutual funds.
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Recent Examples on the Web In the armed forces tournament, eight members redeploy to the forge and go head-to-head against one other smith in a five-hour battle. Washington Post, 21 July 2021 Companies with skill graphs and talent marketplaces could redeploy resources based on skill interest and availability. Greg Pryor, Forbes, 7 July 2021 This policy offers commercial banks long-term funding at attractive terms but on the condition to redeploy it to stimulate bank lending in the real economy. Frank Van Gansbeke, Forbes, 28 June 2021 These should be golden years for collection presentations, and young curators in particular should take this chance to redeploy collections for new aims. New York Times, 21 May 2021 The pivot to Asia is part of a strategic overhaul HSBC unveiled last year, which aims to redeploy more than $100 billion in capital to the region and slash 35,000 jobs. Hanna Ziady, CNN, 14 Apr. 2021 As the pandemic comes under control and the economy recovers, a rise in Treasury yields is a typical and a natural consequence, as investors redeploy their portfolios into higher-yielding asset classes. George Calhoun, Forbes, 8 Apr. 2021 Over the decades, the U.S. has accepted a more literal interpretation of denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula: Pyongyang gives up its missiles, Seoul agrees to never develop or accept them and Washington vows to not redeploy. Timothy W. Martin, WSJ, 18 Mar. 2021 The United States may feel compelled to redeploy more of its strategic assets to China’s neighborhood, while China may grow all the more insecure as Washington beefs up its security cooperation with Asian allies. Washington Post, 9 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of redeploy

1945, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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25 Jul 2021

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“Redeploy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of redeploy

: to move (soldiers or equipment) to a new area
formal : to move (something, such as money) from one area or activity to another

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