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reconfigure

[ree-kuh n-fig-yer] /ˌri kənˈfɪg yər/
verb (used with object), reconfigured, reconfiguring.
1.
to change the shape or formation of; remodel; restructure.
Origin of reconfigure
1965-1970
1965-70; re- + configure, by back formation from configuration
Related forms
reconfiguration, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for reconfigure

reconfigure

/ˌriːkənˈfɪɡə/
verb
1.
(transitive) to rearrange the elements or settings of (a system, device, computer application, etc)
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Word Origin and History for reconfigure
v.

1964, from re- + configure. Related: Reconfigured; reconfiguring.

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