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Definition of "re-engineer" [re-engineer]

  • To modify the design of an existing system, organization, process or product in order to make it more effective, efficient or responsive. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "re-engineer" in a sentence
  • "Granted, real engineers are able to reverse engineer, and re-engineer (as Edwin Armstrong was able to do with De Forest's amplifier), but the term "reverse engineer" makes no distinction between an Edwin Armstrong and a copycat."
  • "Chefs have been commissioned to re-engineer traditional foods to use other ingredients."
  • "We do know that the method ICM use to "re-balance" (i.e. re-engineer the figures to suit past admitted voting habits) is not universally accepted."
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