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reengineer

or re-engineer

[ree-en-juh-neer] /ˌri ɛn dʒəˈnɪər/
verb (used with object)
1.
to engineer anew:
to reengineer a motor to make it more efficient.
Origin of reengineer
1940-1945
First recorded in 1940-45; re- + engineer
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British Dictionary definitions for re-engineering

re-engineering

noun
1.
  1. the restructuring of a company or part of its operations, esp by utilizing information technology
  2. (as modifier): a massive re-engineering programme
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