[ ree-loh-keyt, ree-loh-keyt ]
/ riˈloʊ keɪt, ˌri loʊˈkeɪt /
verb (used with object), re·lo·cat·ed, re·lo·cat·ing.
to move (a building, company, etc.) to a different location: plans to relocate the firm to Houston.
verb (used without object), re·lo·cat·ed, re·lo·cat·ing.
to change one's residence or place of business; move: Next year we may relocate to Denver.
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Related formsre·lo·ca·tion, noun
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He took Freckles and set out to re-locate and examine the tree.Freckles|Gene Stratton-Porter
British Dictionary definitions for re-locate
/ (ˌriːləʊˈkeɪt) /
to move or be moved to a new place, esp (of an employee, a business, etc) to a new area or place of employment
(intr) (of an employee, a business, etc) to move for reasons of business to a new area or place of employment
Derived Formsrelocation, noun
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Word Origin and History for re-locate
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