Definition of repackage in English:

repackage

verb

[WITH OBJECT]
  • 1 Package again or differently:

    ‘excess stock may be given to charities or repackaged’
    • ‘The spokesman said responsibility for opening and repackaging goods are the responsibility of the shipper.’
    • ‘In April, it acquired $185 million in home mortgages from a regional lender, Fukushima Bank Ltd., that it hopes to repackage into bonds and sell off to domestic and international investors.’
    • ‘As well as distribution services, the company repackages imports and obtains customs clearance for its clients which include dozens of toy shops throughout the country.’
    • ‘Europe's demand for these instruments, which repackage commercial mortgages and other loans backed by assets into resaleable bundles, totaled $155 billion so far this year.’
    • ‘Other case resellers may simply repackage the case and sell it as is.’
    • ‘Now, suppose an EA was conducted in which chips were taken out of their original packages and repackaged in generic bags, such that the subjects could not identify the brand of the chips.’
    • ‘He ran his shop through the American War of Independence, the Spanish occupation and the period when the territory was repackaged into the Louisiana parcel and sold by the French to the British.’
    • ‘Medications that are not sold in unit-dose packages must be repackaged by hospitals, and this is the point at which problems sometimes occur.’
    • ‘After all, imports are already routine in Europe, where middlemen buy drugs in countries with lower prices, such as Spain, and repackage them for resale in nations with higher prices.’
    • ‘He did his latest stint in December, helping volunteers repackage and distribute food in a mixed-income suburb near the Indiana border.’
    • ‘He would like to repackage his debts and obtain a cheaper repayment rate by rolling up his credit card debt into a normal personal loan.’
    • ‘It now repackages imported shoes to fulfil the Office of Public Works contract and runs with a minimal staff.’
    • ‘A British parallel importer will buy the drugs in countries such as Spain, where wholesale prices are much lower, and repackage them for the home market.’
    • ‘It would mean that American companies would have to go back, repackage, relabel and rebrand their products.’
    • ‘It's up to the dealer to assemble and repackage the bicycles for shipment.’
    • ‘The range is being repackaged to stress the fact that no artificial additives or colourings are used in the sauces.’
    1. 1.1 Present in a new way:
      ‘the commission has repackaged its ideas’
      • ‘It is quite normal for old concepts to be repackaged and reproduced as new ideas.’
      • ‘Zeus Creative is charged with repackaging the physical brand of the theatre.’
      • ‘Though he started his comedy promotions company more than 10 years ago, The Kings of Comedy, which was eventually repackaged into a motion picture, was his first big success.’
      • ‘Both citationality and nostalgia repackage the past in present styles and for present uses, and both can contribute to Orientalizing backwardness in obvious and direct ways.’
      • ‘Slogans and proposals which have been around for years will be repackaged and resold as if they were new.’
      • ‘He has conveniently repackaged many of his main ideas.’
      • ‘They have been carefully repackaged as ‘all-American girls.’’
      • ‘And this inevitable gulf between what they were and how they're repackaged is probably why so many people abhor the idea of their favourite band getting back together to relive their glory days.’
      • ‘We decided to repackage our borrowed script by decorating it with the appropriate logo and title markings.’
      • ‘Now, ‘we're aggressively repackaging and ‘dimensionalizing’ him as a signature sign off,’ said Blacklow.’
      • ‘The north-west is not the only region to repackage itself.’
      • ‘Only Willis has successfully repackaged himself.’

Pronunciation:

repackage

/riːˈpakɪdʒ/