Definition of repack in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌrēˈpak/


[with object]
1Pack (a suitcase or bag) again.
Example sentences
  • He had brought all of Claire's things, having had to repack some of them.
  • She ran upstairs, repacked her suitcase.
  • The security guards were satisfied and told me to repack everything.
1.1Pack (objects) differently in a container.
Example sentences
  • I revisited the box during the garage renovation, got rid of the old outmoded food, repacked the essentials.
  • The remaining specimens were repacked in flats, with the best flats being sold for $25 each.
  • The easiest way to store them this way is to repack your bottles in the type of wooden cases they were originally shipped in.

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Syllabification: re·pack

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