re·​de·​vel·​op | \ ˌrē-di-ˈve-ləp How to pronounce redevelop (audio) \
redeveloped; redeveloping; redevelops

Definition of redevelop

transitive verb

: to develop again especially : redesign, rebuild

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Other Words from redevelop

redeveloper noun

Examples of redevelop in a Sentence

The city has plans to redevelop the neighborhood. The city has plans to redevelop. We need to make sure that these problems don't redevelop.
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Recent Examples on the Web Instead of demolishing the units in two phases, SAHA is now planning to redevelop the complex in multiple sections, possibly taking down 50 to 70 units at time, Hinojosa said. Marina Starleaf Riker, San Antonio Express-News, "'We can't do this': How 501 public housing units in San Antonio were suddenly spared destruction," 6 Feb. 2021 Cuomo also wants to transform Pier 76 in Manhattan from a police impound lot to an inviting public space and redevelop the Port Authority Bus Terminal. Steve Bittenbender, Washington Examiner, "Cuomo pushes for massive infrastructure projects with billions of dollars in spending," 15 Jan. 2021 Belle Collective Five Black female entrepreneurs in Mississippi work together to redevelop a historic district in the premiere of this new unscripted series. Los Angeles Times, "What’s on TV Friday: ‘MacGyver’; ‘Secrets of Sulphur Springs’," 14 Jan. 2021 The $60 million Community Within The Corridor will redevelop about 7 acres bordered by West Center, West Hadley and North 33rd streets, and Union Pacific railroad tracks. Tom Daykin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "North side's Community Within The Corridor development asks for $250,000 state grant as construction start draws near," 20 Oct. 2020 Community activists, particularly the Downtown Crenshaw coalition, have opposed several plans to redevelop the mall, including Capri’s proposal to build apartments, condos and a 400-room hotel. Los Angeles Times, "‘This mall has been devastated.’ A lean Christmas, empty stores and an unsettling future," 22 Dec. 2020 Paulette could redevelop over the northern Atlantic. Carlie Wells,, "Hurricane Center: Disturbance over Florida expected to enter Gulf of Mexico," 21 Sep. 2020 DeJohn was concerned that apartments could be made part of plans to redevelop the Mayland Shopping Center, located on the southern side of Mayfield Road, just east of Mayfair Road and west of Lander Road. cleveland, "Preliminary plans for Mayfield Heights Krispy Kreme store approved," 15 Dec. 2020 Southridge has taken steps in recent years to redevelop vacant space. Tom Daykin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Troubled Southridge Mall will be given to its lender through a deed in lieu of foreclosure, report says," 17 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of redevelop

1835, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of redevelop was in 1835

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11 Feb 2021

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“Redevelop.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of redevelop

: to change the appearance of an area especially by repairing and adding new buildings, stores, roads, etc.
: to happen or develop again

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