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Definition of redefine verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

  

redefine

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˌridɪˈfaɪn//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they redefine
 
he / she / it redefines
 
past simple redefined
 
-ing form redefining
 
 
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to change the nature or limits of something; to make people consider something in a new way redefine something The new constitution redefined the powers of the president. redefine what, how, etc. … We need to redefine what we mean by democracy.
redefinition
 
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NAmE//ˌriˌdɛfəˈnɪʃn//
 
noun [uncountable, countable]
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: redefine