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verb [transitive]     redirect pronunciation in British English
/ˌriːdɪˈrekt/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyredirect
he/she/itredirects
present participleredirecting
past tenseredirected
past participleredirected
  1. 1
    British to send something that you have received to another address, usually because the person it is being sent to has gone to live there
  2. 2
    to tell someone to go to a different place
  3. 3
    to use money or effort for a different purpose

    The money we save will be redirected to other parts of the business.

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singularredirection
pluralredirections
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