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reposition

noun re·po·si·tion \ ˌrē-pə-ˈzi-shən , ˌre- \
Updated on: 14 Nov 2017

Definition of reposition

: the act of repositing : the state of being reposited

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First Known Use of reposition

15th century


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reposition

verb re·po·si·tion \ ˌrē-pə-ˈzi-shən \

Definition of reposition

transitive verb
1 : to change the position of
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

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First Known Use of reposition

circa 1859


Medical Dictionary

reposition

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

medical Definition of reposition

: to return to or place in a normal or proper position
  • reposition a dislocated shoulder


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