re-engineering

reengineer

[ree-en-juh-neer]
verb (used with object)
to engineer anew: to reengineer a motor to make it more efficient.
Also, re-engineer.


Origin:
1940–45; re- + engineer

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re-engineering
 
n
a.  the restructuring of a company or part of its operations, esp by utilizing information technology
 b.  (as modifier): a massive re-engineering programme

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re-engineering definition


The examination and modification of a system to reconstitute it in a new form and the subsequent implementation of the new form.
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(1994-12-23)
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