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Definition of reformat verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



reformat something (computing)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they reformat
he / she / it reformats
past simple reformatted
-ing form reformatting
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to give a new format to a computer disk You should be able to install the drive software without needing to reformat the hard drive.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: reformat