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[ree-pak-ij] /riˈpæk ɪdʒ/
verb (used with object), repackaged, repackaging.
to package again or afresh, as in a different style, design, or size:
The soap has been repackaged to be more eye-catching.
to package for sale under one's own label:
The goods are purchased in bulk and repackaged by the store.
to remake or alter so as to be more appealing or desirable:
That politician's image needs to be repackaged.
Origin of repackage
1945-50; re- + package
Related forms
repackager, noun Unabridged
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Examples from the web for repackage
  • And the fattest profits will be made by those who can repackage content for multiple markets.
  • But it may not get to consumers because veterinarians frequently repackage drugs into smaller vials.
  • He was smart enough to buy existing technologies and have his people improve and repackage them.
  • If you choose the right foods and repackage them, you can maximize canister space.
  • repackage your yard trim properly, and set out on your next recycling collection day.
  • All they have to do is receive, repackage, and then mail merchandise to a foreign address.
British Dictionary definitions for repackage


verb (transitive)
to wrap or put (something) in a package again
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