re·​pack·​age | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈpa-kij How to pronounce repackage (audio) \
repackaged; repackaging; repackages

Definition of repackage

transitive verb

: to package again or anew specifically : to put into a more efficient or attractive form

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Other Words from repackage

repackager noun

Examples of repackage in a Sentence

Large pieces of meat are cut and repackaged at the butcher's shop. repackage newspaper comic strips as books TV studios repackage real-life dramas as entertainment.
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Recent Examples on the Web In the past, Brand has interviewed Jordan Peterson, Candace Owens and Ben Shapiro, all of whom became internet-famous due to their ability to repackage puritanical, regressive social conservatism into something resembling youthful rebellion. Dani Di Placido, Forbes, 29 Sep. 2021 Instead, Disney will take the sports and entertainment programming in Hotstar and repackage it into ESPN Plus (which will pick up all of Hotstar’s U.S. cricket rights) and Hulu for the U.S. market. Todd Spangler, Variety, 31 Aug. 2021 Schellenberg and an accomplice bought tools and tires in an attempt to repackage the drugs before shipping them out in containers, according to the prosecution. Jessie Yeung, CNN, 10 Aug. 2021 With the sheer volume of content being produced there is enough raw material to repackage the creative assets multiple times over. Amy Dobson, Forbes, 16 June 2021 The history academy is run by Gao Xiang, a 57-year-old historian turned propaganda official who has mixed traditional scholarship with viral marketing techniques to repackage the past in support of Mr. Xi’s vision for a resurgent China. Keith Zhai, WSJ, 15 June 2021 Reshoot or repackage your ideas to ensure each content piece hits its mark. Peter Boolkah, Forbes, 7 Apr. 2021 Pre-pandemic, the food bank would have bought these in bulk and had volunteers repackage them, but volunteers were busy assembling food boxes that could be handed out with less contact. New York Times, 31 Mar. 2021 One way to capitalize on the new taste for cereal is to repackage the products as snacks that can be eaten on the go. Danielle Wiener-bronner, CNN, 12 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of repackage

1899, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of repackage was in 1899

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“Repackage.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of repackage

: to put (something) into a new package
: to present (something) to the public in a new or more attractive way

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