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tr.v. re·zoned, re·zon·ing, re·zones
To change the governmental classification and permitted uses of (an area or piece of real estate).
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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) to change the zone or zoning classification assigned to (property) for the purposes of land use
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re•zone(v. riˈzoʊn; n. also ˈriˌzoʊn)
v. -zoned, -zoning,
1. to reclassify (a property, neighborhood, etc.) as belonging to a different zone or being subject to different zoning restrictions.n.
2. an act or instance of rezoning.
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Past participle: rezoned
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