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redeploy

[ree-di-ploi] /ˌri dɪˈplɔɪ/ Military
verb (used with object)
1.
to transfer (a unit, a person, supplies, etc.) from one theater of operations to another.
2.
to move or allocate to a different position, use, function, or the like; reassign.
verb (used without object)
3.
to execute a redeployment.
Origin of redeploy
1940-1945
1940-45; re- + deploy
Related forms
redeployment, noun
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  • World War II officers had to abide by this standard in dealing with the general malaise which arose out of redeployment.

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redeploy

/ˌriːdɪˈplɔɪ/
verb
1.
to assign new positions or tasks to (labour, troops, etc)
Derived Forms
redeployment, noun
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Word Origin and History for redeployment
n.

1945, from re- + deployment.

redeploy

v.

1945, in reference to U.S. troops shifting from Europe to Asia after the fall of Berlin, from re- + deploy. Related: Redeployed; redeploying.

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