Definitions

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of relabel.

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Examples

  • Over the past 30 years activities that previous generations of children enjoyed without a second thought have been relabelled as troubling or dangerous, and the adults who permit them branded as irresponsible.

    Boing Boing

  • Shepherds have blocked the airport and port at Olbia this year to protest over the number of sheep farms going under, alleging that cheaper foreign meat is being shipped in and relabelled as Sardinian produce for export.

    Sardinia's mayors attacked as recession-hit citizens vent their anger

  • Checkout queues formerly marked “10 items or less” will be relabelled – to say “Up to 10 items”.

    Pedantry, or, replacing one ambiguity with another « Gin&Comment

  • Merk wants Vit B6 relabelled as a drug, and banned in vitamin pills.

    Swine Flu-- Normal or Malignant?

  • It's unclear whether this is quite as bad as the time that Peta requested that fish be relabelled as sea kittens.

    Music

  • Maybe even the same strange fiction that other writers were creating long before the whole rift between realist novels and pulp romance, between literary and paraliterary, was opened up and stabilised by the processes of commerce and academia, and then relabelled as "mainstream" and "genre", a nomenclature defined more in terms of commercial and critical marginalisation than in terms of literary form, more politics than aesthetics.

    Strange Fiction 9

  • Because with this theoretical basis, I want to look at a type of fiction which a lot of people don't even agree exists, but which is constantly labelled and relabelled by writers and critics who have at least a vague sense that there is something to point to, even if they can only point in the general direction.

    Strange Fiction 9

  • Because with this theoretical basis, I want to look at a type of fiction which a lot of people don't even agree exists, but which is constantly labelled and relabelled by writers and critics who have at least a vague sense that there is something to point to, even if they can only point in the general direction.

    Archive 2006-09-01

  • Therefore truth has to be relabelled lies while lies of course remain unchallengeable truth.

    The open society and its enemies

  • Therefore truth has to be relabelled lies while lies of course remain unchallengeable truth.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

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