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relocation


verb (used with object), re·lo·cat·ed, re·lo·cat·ing.

  1. to move (a building, company, etc.) to a different location: plans to relocate the firm to Houston.

verb (used without object), re·lo·cat·ed, re·lo·cat·ing.

  1. to change one’s residence or place of business; move: Next year we may relocate to Denver.

verb

  1. to move or be moved to a new place, esp (of an employee, a business, etc) to a new area or place of employment
  2. (intr) (of an employee, a business, etc) to move for reasons of business to a new area or place of employment
n.

1746, in Scottish law, “renewal of a lease,” noun of action from relocate. Meaning “act of relocating” is from 1837.

v.

1822, transitive, “to move (something, originally a road) to another place,” from re- “back, again” + locate (v.). Intransitive sense of “settle again” is from 1841. Related: Relocated; relocating.

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