Definition of repurpose in English:

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repurpose

Pronunciation: /riːˈpɜːpəs/

verb

[with object]
Adapt for use in a different purpose: they’ve taken a product that was originally designed for the CD-ROM and repurposed it for the Microsoft Network
More example sentences
  • But the drag persists on the hardware side, where we're still repurposing Windows laptops for Linux.
  • In this story we're going to analyze and compare several different types of thin media clients, plus we'll compare them to repurposing an old laptop or desktop.
  • Is Google right to take in this information and repurpose it through Google News?

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