regroup
Date: 1885 transitive verb to form into a new grouping <
in order to subtract 129 from 531 regroup 531 into 5 hundreds, 2 tens, and 11 ones
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regroup military forces
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intransitive verb 1. to reorganize (as after a setback) for renewed activity 2. to alter the tactical formation of a military force

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