[ ree-kuh n-fig-yer ]
/ ˌri kənˈfɪg yər /
verb (used with object), re·con·fig·ured, re·con·fig·ur·ing.
to change the shape or formation of; remodel; restructure.
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Related formsre·con·fig·u·ra·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for reconfiguring
/ (ˌriːkənˈfɪɡə) /
(tr) to rearrange the elements or settings of (a system, device, computer application, etc)
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Word Origin and History for reconfiguring
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