Definition of reformat in English:

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reformat

Pronunciation: /riːˈfɔːmat/

verb (reformats, reformatting, reformatted)

[with object] chiefly Computing
Give a new format to; revise or represent in another format: the software has been reformatted to run under the industry standard operating system
More example sentences
  • It could take any action the user himself could take, including adding, changing or deleting data, communicating with web sites, reformatting the disk drive, and other actions.
  • Replacing software without having to reformat data or change hardware would also be possible.
  • It may be impossible to reinstall without reformatting the hard disk of your computer.

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