[ ree-puh-zish-uh n ]
/ ˌri pəˈzɪʃ ən /
verb (used with object)
to put in a new or different position; shift: to reposition the artwork on the advertising layout.
to change the image, marketing strategy, etc., of (a product) so as to appeal to a wider or different audience or market: to reposition a diet drink to appeal to teenagers.
Medicine/Medical, Surgery. to place (an organ or bone) in its original position.
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OTHER WORDS FROM repositionre·po·si·tion·a·ble, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for repositionable
/ (ˌriːpəˈzɪʃən) /
the act or process of depositing or storing
surgery the return of a broken or displaced organ, or part to its normal site
archaic the reinstatement of a person in a post or office
to place in a new position
to target (a product or brand) at a new market by changing its image
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