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

 

repurpose

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈpɜːpəs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈpɜːrpəs//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they repurpose
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈpɜːpəs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈpɜːrpəs//
 
he / she / it repurposes
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈpɜːpəsɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈpɜːrpəsɪz//
 
past simple repurposed
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈpɜːpəst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈpɜːrpəst//
 
past participle repurposed
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈpɜːpəst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈpɜːrpəst//
 
-ing form repurposing
BrE BrE//ˌriːˈpɜːpəsɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈpɜːrpəsɪŋ//
 
 
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repurpose something to change something slightly in order to make it suitable for a new purpose Content repurposed from old media is legitimate Internet content.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: repurpose