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reposition

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noun re·po·si·tion \ˌrē-pə-ˈzi-shən, ˌre-\

Definition of reposition

  1. :  the act of repositing :  the state of being reposited

1588

First Known Use of reposition

1588


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reposition

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verb re·po·si·tion \ˌrē-pə-ˈzi-shən\

Definition of reposition

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to change the position of

  3. 2 :  to revise the marketing strategy for (a product or a company) so as to increase sales

Examples of reposition in a sentence

  1. <she repositioned the wood before taking another swing with the ax>

Circa 1859

First Known Use of reposition

circa 1859


Medical Dictionary

reposition

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transitive verb re·po·si·tion \ˌrē-pə-ˈzish-ən\

Medical Definition of reposition

  1. :  to return to or place in a normal or proper position <reposition a dislocated shoulder>



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