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Definition of retool verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they retool
    he / she / it retools
    past simple retooled
    -ing form retooling
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  1. 1[transitive, intransitive] retool (something) to replace or change the machines or equipment in a factory so that it can produce new or better goods
  2. 2[transitive] retool something (informal) to organize something in a new or different way The senator retooled his style and his campaign manager.
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