Definition of redeploy in US English:



[with object]
  • Assign (troops, employees, or resources) to a new place or task.

    ‘units concentrated in Buenos Aires would be redeployed to the provinces’
    • ‘The complex's 2,300 miners were redeployed to maintenance work, costing RJB Mining about £1 million a day.’
    • ‘The dismissed employees were never redeployed as mentioned in that issue.’
    • ‘This denied the Nazi command the possibility to redeploy the troops.’
    • ‘Australia, Japan, and Singapore are today preparing to redeploy troops in the region, to help the relief effort.’
    • ‘We can redeploy the freed-up troops in strategically vital areas of the Middle East.’
    • ‘Throughout the company, Ford plans to regain engineering competence by redeploying some engineers internally and by hiring new ones.’
    • ‘All local authorities stressed that every effort would be made to redeploy teachers, offer them voluntary redundancy or early retirement.’
    • ‘He said forces could in many instances redeploy officers away from public duties rather than suspend them.’
    • ‘Being able to redeploy analysts and form ad hoc teams quickly and effectively is a basic requirement for intelligence organizations today.’
    • ‘Most redundancies were voluntary or the teachers were redeployed.’
    • ‘As a result, the company has deferred some capital spending and redeployed some servers for other uses.’
    • ‘Some of these employees would be redeployed in other divisions.’
    • ‘Rather than redeploy these resources - and the money - elsewhere, the food industry is encouraging consumers to eat far more than they need.’
    • ‘The US is planning to redeploy troops from South Korea to Iraq.’
    • ‘Town halls should discuss the quickest way to redeploy the national guard units in their neighborhoods.’
    • ‘There will be no job losses with all four of the branch's employees being redeployed within the banking group.’
    • ‘A spokesman said employees could either be redeployed, retrained or take voluntary redundancy.’
    • ‘In response, the bureau is redeploying agents into counterterrorism and working more closely with the CIA and other intelligence rivals.’
    • ‘There is talk of the dancers being redeployed as waitresses serving beer.’
    • ‘These resources could be redeployed elsewhere in the economy where they would be more productive.’
    restructure, change, make alterations to, make adjustments to, alter, adjust, transform, shake up, rationalize, reshuffle, rearrange, reshape, refashion, recast, overhaul, rebuild, reconstruct
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