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redirect

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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redirectre‧di‧rect /ˌriːdaɪˈrekt, -də-/ verb [transitive]  1 CHANGE FROM ONE THING TO ANOTHERto use something for a different purpose She was good at redirecting the children’s energy into something useful.2 to send something in a different direction The flight was redirected to Cleveland.3 British EnglishTCM to send someone’s letters to their new address from an address that they have left syn forwardredirection /-ˈrekʃən/ noun [uncountable]
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Examples from the Corpus
redirectI need to write another book to tell you about some of the astonishing ways in which skills can be redirected.Between 2% and 4% of Britain's economic output now needs to be redirected abroad.I'm redirecting all his letters to his college.I've asked the new owners to redirect all our letters.Jody files away the problem and redirects her attention.With an effort he redirected his thoughts to the problem of what films the Palladium should show in the near future.In that office he translated the old church language about a sense of mission, redirecting it to the nation.I redirect my focus to my own life.Hewlett-Packard has a companywide Phone Extend program that can redirect phone calls so that a person can find you wherever you are.It shows how wealth, created through shipbuilding, iron, lead and armaments manufacture, was redirected towards cultural development.
From Longman Business Dictionaryredirectre‧di‧rect /ˌriːdaɪˈrekt, -də-/ verb [transitive]1to use money, effort etc for a different purposeredirect something into/to somethingWe are redirecting funds to other departments.Management effort needs to be redirected into strategy and decision-making.2British English to send someone’s letters to their new address from an address that they have left SYN FORWARDAll mail will be redirected to our new offices.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
redirect
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyredirect
he, she, itredirects
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyredirected
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave redirected
he, she, ithas redirected
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad redirected
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill redirect
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have redirected
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam redirecting
he, she, itis redirecting
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you, we, theyare redirecting
Past
I, he, she, itwas redirecting
you, we, theywere redirecting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been redirecting
he, she, ithas been redirecting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been redirecting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be redirecting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been redirecting
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