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retread

noun
     
Related topics: Training, Motor Vehicles
re‧tread [countable]
1TTC a old tyre which is given a new rubber surface [= remould]
2 American English informal something that is made or done again, with a few changes added - used to show disapproval:
retreads of old TV shows
3 American English informalSET someone who has been trained to do work which is different from what they did before

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