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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.
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repurpose

(riːˈpɜːpəs)
vb (tr)
to find a new purpose for; adapt to or use for a new purpose
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