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rezone

[ verb ree-zohn; noun ree-zohn, ree-zohn ]
/ verb riˈzoʊn; noun riˈzoʊn, ˈriˌzoʊn /
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verb (used with object), re·zoned, re·zon·ing.
to reclassify (a property, neighborhood, etc.) as belonging to a different zone or being subject to different zoning restrictions.
noun
an act or instance of rezoning; reclassification: to apply for a rezone.
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Origin of rezone

First recorded in 1950–55; re- + zone
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How to use rezone in a sentence

  • In exchange for some favors—a euphemism for bribes—he wanted me to rezone some valuable property adjacent to the GW Bridge.

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