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repurpose

[ ree-pur-puhs ]
/ 藢ri藞p蓽r p蓹s /
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verb (used with object) re路pur路posed, re路pur路pos路ing.
to adapt or utilize (something) for a new purpose: The objective is to create affordable housing by repurposing abandoned commercial properties.
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Origin of repurpose

First recorded in 1980鈥85; re- + purpose
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