Definition of redevelop in English:

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Pronunciation: /riːdɪˈvɛləp/


[with object]
1Develop (something) again or differently: the technology was redeveloped during the crusades
More example sentences
  • It is redeveloped as a child development centre, where staff from health, social services and education would assess children with learning difficulties.
  • I would like to point out that all the old wood pews were removed when the church was modernised and redeveloped last year.
  • Developers buy old, unused, dilapidated hotels and redevelop them into brand new upscale luxury condos.
1.1Construct new buildings in (an urban area), typically after demolishing the existing buildings: plans to redevelop London’s docklands
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  • Plans to redevelop the Castle Piccadilly area of York reached a new stage after the first ‘people's panel’ met to discuss the proposals.
  • Two letters to the editor express outrage over the (now presumably secret) plans to redevelop the Castle Lane area.
  • This is part of the latest plans to redevelop the Castle Lane area of Bedford, which has been an eyesore for many years.



Example sentences
  • It demonstrates how a cash-strapped redevelopment agency with the hopes of eradicating blight in its impoverished small town fell victim to an aggressive and litigious redeveloper and his attorney.
  • But unlike those gardens, the paradise of true love, it seems, can conquer problems of historical inaccuracy, it never withers and most of all, it never gets bought out by redevelopers.
  • Financing also proved to be a major problem since few private firms and redevelopers possessed the huge cash reserve necessary to pay for clearance and revitalization.

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