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- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˌɹiːləʊˈkeɪt/, /ˌɹiːləˈkeɪt/
- (General American) IPA(key): /ˌɹiˈloʊ̯keɪ̯t/, /ˌɹiloʊ̯ˈkeɪ̯t/
Audio (Berkshire, UK)) (file)
- (transitive) to move (something) from one place to another.
- We had to relocate the magazine rack because we bruised our shins on it too frequently when it was near the door.
- 2022 March 23, Paul Bigland, “HS2 is just 'passing through'”, in RAIL, number 953, page 45:
- HS2 will pass in a deep cutting, right through a busy road junction which has to be relocated.
- (intransitive) to change one's domicile or place of business.
- Alfred relocated to Colorado Springs to take advantage of the boom in the defense industry.
- 2020 May 6, Jim Steer, “Full Business Case offers fresh insight into HS2's prospects”, in RAIL, page 50:
- On 'prosperity re-distribution', it ignores the prospect that businesses may relocate to be near HS2 stations. So never mind the observable phenomenon of major businesses relocating to Birmingham, with a veritable rash of private sector investment.
to move (something) from one place to another
to change one's domicile or place of business