Definition of reclassify verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

reclassify

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈklæsɪfaɪ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈklæsɪfaɪ//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they reclassify
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈklæsɪfaɪ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈklæsɪfaɪ//
 
he / she / it reclassifies
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈklæsɪfaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈklæsɪfaɪz//
 
past simple reclassified
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈklæsɪfaɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈklæsɪfaɪd//
 
past participle reclassified
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈklæsɪfaɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈklæsɪfaɪd//
 
-ing form reclassifying
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈklæsɪfaɪɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈklæsɪfaɪɪŋ//
 
 
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reclassify something to put something in a different class or category The drug is to be reclassified after trials showed it to be more harmful than previously thought.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: reclassify