Definition of redo in English:

redo

Syllabification: re·do

verb

Pronunciation: /rēˈdo͞o
 
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(redoes /rēˈdəz/, redoing; past redid /rēˈdid/; past participle redone /rēˈdən/) [with object]
  • 1Do (something) again or differently: a whole day’s work has to be redone
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    • It's been destroyed and redone a couple of times since then.
    • They may have changed - a lot were redone in the Victorian era.
    • The underfloor heating pipes and electric cables have been put in together and need to be separated, which will involve redoing the wiring.
  • 1.1Redecorate (a room or building): the house is being redone exactly to suit his taste
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    • ‘But then we realized that it would take a few years and a lot of money to redo an older house,’ Julia says.
    • I knew soon enough Lizzie would demand her own room outside of the nursery and I had convinced Adam to redo one of the rooms on the third floor for her thirteenth birthday in a few years.
    • Rooms all have balconies and have been redone with plenty of wood trim and stylish bathrooms.

noun

Pronunciation: /ˈrēˌdo͞o
 
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  • A redecoration of a room or building: a total redo of the second floor shopping concourse
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    • A modest redo involving new paint, cabinet hardware and floor covering paid back 87 percent of the investment.
    • After duty as a stable and carriage house, the barn was converted to living quarters sometime in the 1950s - a slipshod redo Lee cagily avoids commenting upon.
    • In all, the 11-month-long redo cost about $125 per square foot.

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