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reinvent

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishreinventre‧in‧vent /ˌriːɪnˈvent/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 INVENTto make changes to an idea, method, system etc in order to improve it or make it more modern syn reform 🔊 plans to reinvent the American educational system2 reinvent yourself3 reinvent the wheel→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
reinventThe American educational system needs to be reinvented.He will tell us he is responsible for reinventing government and turning more power back to the states.But the clothier credited with reinventing menswear in the 1980s faces arguably the most daunting challenge of his career.Without mentors we have to reinvent the wheel each new generation.Learning by discovery doesn't mean reinventing the wheel each time you need to move the wagon.But to make our governments effective again we must reinvent them.The emphasis can only grow as even large companies are forced to reinvent themselves along more entrepreneurial, internet-enabled lines.
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Verb table
reinvent
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyreinvent
he, she, itreinvents
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyreinvented
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave reinvented
he, she, ithas reinvented
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad reinvented
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill reinvent
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have reinvented
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam reinventing
he, she, itis reinventing
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you, we, theyare reinventing
Past
I, he, she, itwas reinventing
you, we, theywere reinventing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been reinventing
he, she, ithas been reinventing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been reinventing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be reinventing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been reinventing
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