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relocate

[ ree-loh-keyt, ree-loh-keyt ]
/ riˈloʊ keɪt, ˌri loʊˈkeɪt /
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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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Origin of relocate

An Americanism dating back to1825–35; re- + locate

OTHER WORDS FROM relocate

re·lo·ca·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for relocate

relocate
/ (ˌriːləʊˈkeɪt) /

verb

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 forms of relocate

relocation, noun
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