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re·po·si·tion

 (rē′pə-zĭsh′ən, rĕp′ə-)
n.
1. The act of repositing or the condition of being reposited.
2. The return of something, such as a bone, to its proper position.
tr.v. (rē′pə-) re·po·si·tioned, re·po·si·tion·ing, re·po·si·tions
1. To place or put in a new position; position again.
2. To update or change the marketing of (a product or service).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.repositioning - the act of placing in a new position
locating, positioning, emplacement, location, placement, position - the act of putting something in a certain place
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