Definition: relocation

re·lo·cate (r-lkt)

v. re·lo·cat·edre·lo·cat·ingre·lo·cates

v.tr.
To move to or establish in a new place: relocated the business.
v.intr.
To become established in a new residence of place of business: relocated in Brazil.


relo·cation n.

Note that there is no mention of duration or permanence in the above definition. I could relocate to the kitchen table for breakfast, and, rest assured, I fully intend to relocate myself back to the USA when I’m good and ready.