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remodel

Line breaks: re|model
Pronunciation: /riːˈmɒd(ə)l
 
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Definition of remodel in English:

verb (remodels, remodelling, remodelled; US remodels, remodeling, remodeled)

[with object]
1Change the structure or form of (something, especially a building): the station was remodelled and enlarged in 1927
More example sentences
  • Has the building been recently remodeled or has building use changed?
  • They build another floor on top and sell the apartments but they also have to remodel the building, fix the lifts and the general upkeep of their homes.
  • With great determination and energy she led the fundraising to buy and remodel the buildings as the Pier Arts Centre.
1.1Shape (a figure or object) again or differently: she remodelled the head with careful fingers
More example sentences
  • Grover reconstructs, remodels and redesigns leather into a guilt-free luxury, giving the three R's (reduce, reuse, recycle) an entirely new meaning.

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