repack

verb
re·​pack | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈpak How to pronounce repack (audio) \
repacked; repacking

Definition of repack

transitive verb

: to pack (something) again repack a suitcase Unsealed bearings should be cleaned and repacked, usually annually but less often if the equipment is used only occasionally.— Steve Hansen and Ann Larkin Hansen

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“Repack.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/repack. Accessed 16 Apr. 2021.

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