Definition of redesignate in English:

redesignate

Syllabification: re·des·ig·nate
Pronunciation: /ˌrēˈdeziɡnāt
 
/

verb

[with object]
Give (someone or something) a different official name, description, or title: the territories have been redesignated as national parks
More example sentences
  • With adjustable sights, the pistol is redesignated PT 99.
  • She said they misled the parish council into believing the site had been redesignated from countryside to housing.
  • Residents have failed several times to get Bexley Council to redesignate the site.

Derivatives

redesignation

noun

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