Definition of reassign in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌrēəˈsīn/


[with object]
1Appoint (someone) to a different job or task: he had been reassigned to another post
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  • You must have known now that I am relieving you from your current post and reassigning you back to internals.
  • He then served as an instructor in engineering at West Point for two years after which he was reassigned to a post in Georgia.
  • The current search began when the previous manager was reassigned from the post in August.
1.1Allocate or distribute (work or resources) differently: a network which continually reassigns costs
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  • ‘By closing those offices that are no longer efficient, the ministry can instead reassign resources and energy to other matters,’ Chien said.
  • Would the ability to reassign resources without downtime or service interruption be beneficial?
  • Players need to help each other to complete the game, exchanging their partial views of the game, suggesting moves to each other, and reassigning the workload among themselves.

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Syllabification: re·as·sign

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