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 redeployment (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 Following the meeting between Mr. Trump and Mr. Kim, IAEA Director-General Yukiya Amano said the agency could speedily redeploy a team of inspectors to the country if required. Laurence Norman, WSJ, "North Korea’s Continued Nuclear Work Raises ‘Grave Concerns’ for U.N. Atomic Agency," 21 Aug. 2018 Green redeployed the Team 7 leaders, Lawrence said. NBC News, "Navy SEAL team leaders relieved of duty for 'breakdown of order and discipline"," 7 Sep. 2019 The role of creative destruction in raising long-term living standards, partly by shrinking obsolete industries and redeploying resources to new ones, is downplayed. The Economist, "Nicholas Lemann traces the history of American corporations," 14 Sep. 2019 Instead, Russia has focused most of its attention on its border with Ukraine, where Russia has built or redeployed six new bases. Thomas Grove, WSJ, "U.S., NATO Moves in Baltics Raise Russian Fears," 14 June 2019 Milton Barnes was frequently redeployed throughout Katreese’s childhood, and the family moved often. Giovanni Russonello,, "Katreese Barnes, a musical force behind the scenes, dies at 56," 17 Aug. 2019 The commander of a Special Operations Joint Task Force redeployed the platoon to San Diego, U.S. Special Operations Command said in a statement posted to Twitter Wednesday night. Alex Sundby, CBS News, "U.S. Navy SEALs sent home from Iraq following allegations of sexual misconduct and drinking while deployed," 25 July 2019 Boeing hasn’t fired any staff over the MAX crisis, though the company has said some have been redeployed. Doug Cameron, WSJ, "Head of Boeing’s 737 MAX Program Retires," 11 July 2019 California San Francisco: A floating device designed to catch plastic waste has been redeployed in its second attempt to clean up a huge island of trash swirling in the Pacific Ocean between California and Hawaii. USA TODAY, "Whiskey webs, alien abductions, goldfish invasion: News from around our 50 states," 25 June 2019

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First Known Use of redeploy

1945, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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2 Nov 2019

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The first known use of redeploy was in 1945

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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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