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ree toohl

  • v  revise or reorganize, especially for the purpose of updating and improving
    We must retool the town's economy
  • v  provide (a workshop or factory) with new tools

  • How can she retool her message and her identity as a virtual incumbent to resonate with an electorate that seems to yearn more for change than any other quality?.
  • A hard-nosed businessman, tough political infighter, and Dick Cheney's mentor, he was a good choice to retool a Pentagon that had grown fat and complacent since his last tour as .
  • The action, backed by a veto threat from President Obama, is a major victory for Defense Secretary Robert Gates' effort to retool the Pentagon for the kind of wars now being fought .
News & Articles

  • 7 TV show retools that actually worked
    By Jethro Nededog LOS ANGELES ( - Over the past few days, the news broke that Fox's "Glee" had let go of five original cast members only to promote five newer cast members to series regular status. It's just the newest indication that the musical series is going through yet another retooling. Last season, the musical series made some big changes in storyline, setting and cast ...
    July 4, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • RI General Assembly adjourns 2013 session
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island's General Assembly has adjourned its 2013 session following votes to retool the agency responsible for the state's failed gamble on Curt Schilling's 38 Studios.        
    July 4, 2013 - Boston Globe
  • RI lawmakers work to end 2013 session
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island lawmakers worked to wrap up their annual session Wednesday, with final negotiations and votes on dozens of bills including proposals to retool the economic development agency responsible for the state's failed gamble on 38 Studios.        
    July 4, 2013 - Boston Globe

  • Ban Ki-moon in Philippine Star
    I want to see you in the vanguard of an unprecedented effort to retool the global economy into one that is cleaner, greener and more sustainable,Ban said to hundreds of business leaders, adding that they must harness the necessary political...
  • Gary Locke in International Herald Tribune
    WASHINGTON: Former Washington Gov. Gary Locke told senators considering his nomination for commerce secretary Wednesday that the nation must "rebuild, retool and reinvent" as it seeks new strategies for job creation amid the economic crisis.
  • Peter Magowan in San Francisco Chronicle
    After that 2002 National League championship season, he had to almost completely retool the club, and the team still went on to win 100 games and the NL West in 2003,Magowan said. "I believe that he's the person to get the job done."

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