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re·pur·pose

 (rē-pûr′pəs)
tr.v. re·pur·posed, re·pur·pos·ing, re·pur·pos·es
To use or convert for use in another format or product: repurposed the book as a compact disc.

re·pur′pos·a·ble adj.

repurpose

(riːˈpɜːpəs)
vb (tr)
to find a new purpose for; adapt to or use for a new purpose
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Designer Will Holman packs in over thirty step-by-step projects made from paper, wood, plastic and metal and also includes directions on how they can be repurposed yet again when their second or third uses have passed.
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That's when Gail knew her life had been repurposed, and years later, the bench is still reminding her of how she began.
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Yet, significant issues exist that affect the value of 'use' patents where generic forms of the product are either already established or can enter the market soon after the repurposed product is launched.
Our goal was to give the community a strong sense of the tremendous asset this building could be for them if appropriately repurposed to address their quality of life and fiscal needs.