Definition of repackage in English:



  • 1 Package again or differently.

    ‘excess stock may be given to charities or repackaged’
    • ‘It now repackages imported shoes to fulfil the Office of Public Works contract and runs with a minimal staff.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘The spokesman said responsibility for opening and repackaging goods are the responsibility of the shipper.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘He did his latest stint in December, helping volunteers repackage and distribute food in a mixed-income suburb near the Indiana border.’
    • ‘Medications that are not sold in unit-dose packages must be repackaged by hospitals, and this is the point at which problems sometimes occur.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘The range is being repackaged to stress the fact that no artificial additives or colourings are used in the sauces.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Other case resellers may simply repackage the case and sell it as is.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    1. 1.1Present 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.’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘He has conveniently repackaged many of his main ideas.’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘Only Willis has successfully repackaged himself.’
      • ‘They have been carefully repackaged as ‘all-American girls.’’
      • ‘The north-west is not the only region to repackage itself.’
      • ‘We decided to repackage our borrowed script by decorating it with the appropriate logo and title markings.’
      • ‘Slogans and proposals which have been around for years will be repackaged and resold as if they were new.’
      • ‘Now, ‘we're aggressively repackaging and ‘dimensionalizing’ him as a signature sign off,’ said Blacklow.’