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.
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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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NAmE//ˌriˌdɛfəˈnɪʃn//noun [uncountable, countable]