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rehouse Syllabification: re·house
Pronunciation: /rēˈhouz/

Definition of rehouse in English:


[with object] (usually be rehoused)
Provide (someone) with new housing: tenants will be rehoused in hotels until their homes are habitable
More example sentences
  • Housing reformers preferred to rehouse workers in the suburbs, but the cost of transport to and from work was beyond many families' incomes.
  • It's a vicious circle and unfortunately if this family is rehoused these youths will probably just pick on somebody else in the estate.
  • All the residents were rehoused by the council who boarded up the houses.
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