Definition of redefinition in English:



  • The action or process of defining something again or differently.

    ‘the redefinition of the role of financial advisers’
    • ‘redefinitions of nation, race, gender, and class’
    • ‘The redefinition of the American family was going on anyway.’
    • ‘What we're looking at is a redefinition of what it means to be a CEO.’
    • ‘The positive redefinition of a specifically Asian form of masculinity may also be a significant part of these texts' appeal.’
    • ‘His reaction was both emotionally unsparing and radical in its redefinition of musical form.’
    • ‘Yet she also conveys the resilience and irony of a woman forced by crisis into a redefinition of self.’
    • ‘Hinduism and the relationship of religion to society have undergone a massive redefinition from the 18th to the 20th Centuries.’
    • ‘Scholars are now searching for a new conceptual framework and the redefinition of key global issues in the new post-Cold War setting.’
    • ‘To this practical problem was added another having to do with ideological redefinitions of gender.’
    • ‘The writer sought to stress the question of identity, of the redefinition of feminine and masculine roles and attributes.’
    • ‘I think that there's a need for compassion, a need for redefinition of what we perceive as American.’



/ˌrēˌdefəˈniSH(ə)n/ /ˌriˌdɛfəˈnɪʃ(ə)n/