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redeploy

[ree-di-ploi]Military
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verb (used with object)
  1. to transfer (a unit, a person, supplies, etc.) from one theater of operations to another.
  2. to move or allocate to a different position, use, function, or the like; reassign.
verb (used without object)
  1. to execute a redeployment.

Origin of redeploy

First recorded in 1940–45; re- + deploy
Related formsre·de·ploy·ment, noun
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redeploy

verb
  1. to assign new positions or tasks to (labour, troops, etc)
Derived Formsredeployment, noun
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Word Origin and History for redeploy

v.

1945, in reference to U.S. troops shifting from Europe to Asia after the fall of Berlin, from re- + deploy. Related: Redeployed; redeploying.

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