re|de|vel|op [ ,ridı`veləp ] verb transitive
to improve an area that is in bad condition by destroying or improving old buildings and building new ones:
The land is being redeveloped for homes and offices.
╾ re|de|ve|lop|ment noun uncount

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • Redevelop — Re de*vel op, v. t. & i. 1. To develop again; specif. (Photog.), to intensify (a developed image), as by bleaching with mercuric chloride and subsequently subjecting anew to a developing agent. [1913 Webster] 2. to rebuild an urban area, usually… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • redevelop — ► VERB ▪ develop again or differently. DERIVATIVES redeveloper noun redevelopment noun …   English terms dictionary

  • redevelop — [rē΄di vel′əp] vt. 1. to develop again 2. to rebuild, restore, or improve (an area, as of run down houses) 3. Photog. to intensify or tone (a developed negative or image) by a second developing process redevelopment n …   English World dictionary

  • redevelop — UK [ˌriːdɪˈveləp] / US [ˌrɪdɪˈveləp] verb [transitive] Word forms redevelop : present tense I/you/we/they redevelop he/she/it redevelops present participle redeveloping past tense redeveloped past participle redeveloped to improve an area that is …   English dictionary

  • redevelop — transitive verb Date: 1841 to develop again; especially redesign, rebuild • redeveloper noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • redevelop — redeveloper, n. /ree di vel euhp/, v.t. 1. to develop (something) again. 2. Photog. to submit (a film or the like) to a second development, as to intensify or tone it. v.i. 3. to develop again. [1880 85; RE + DEVELOP] * * * …   Universalium

  • redevelop — verb To convert a neighbourhood by demolishing old buildings and building new ones, or by renovating existing ones …   Wiktionary

  • redevelop — re|de|vel|op [ˌri:dıˈveləp] v [T] to make an area more modern by putting in new buildings or changing or repairing the old ones ▪ The old docks are being redeveloped as a business park …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • redevelop — [[t]ri͟ːdɪve̱ləp[/t]] redevelops, redeveloping, redeveloped VERB When an area is redeveloped, existing buildings and roads are removed and new ones are built in their place. [be V ed] Birmingham is now going to be redeveloped again …   English dictionary

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