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retarget

[ree-tahr-git] /riˈtɑr gɪt/
verb (used with object)
1.
to aim toward or calibrate for a different target:
to retarget missiles.
2.
to change the goal, completion date, recipient, etc., of:
We've retargeted the completion of the job.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70; re- + target
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  • Perhaps there was a need to retarget the types of conferences chosen for future exhibits.
  • The majority of commenters encouraged the agency to retarget the prohibited holdings rule.

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