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redevelop

[ree-di-vel-uh p] /ˌri dɪˈvɛl əp/
verb (used with object)
1.
to develop (something) again.
2.
Photography. to submit (a film or the like) to a second development, as to intensify or tone it.
verb (used without object)
3.
to develop again.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; re- + develop
Related forms
redeveloper, noun
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Examples from the web for redevelop
  • Nationally, a generation's worth of efforts to redevelop urban slums haven't worked well on the whole.
  • Local officials had sought ways to redevelop the building.
  • The government is planning to spend nearly half a billion pounds to redevelop this blighted wasteland.
  • The city council, which owns the site, wants to redevelop it.
  • The pressure for them to do so is increasing as they shut old smokestack factories and redevelop the land for other uses.
  • As the article and the commentators suggest, the question now is how to redevelop some of the excess commercial space.
  • The government is selling off the housing project to developers who are going to redevelop it into condos for rich people.
British Dictionary definitions for redevelop

redevelop

/ˌriːdɪˈvɛləp/
verb (transitive)
1.
to rebuild or replan (a building, area, etc)
2.
(photog) to develop (a negative or print) for a second time, in order to improve the contrast, colour, etc
3.
to develop (something) again
Derived Forms
redeveloper, noun
redevelopment, noun
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