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readjustment

[ree-uh-juhst-muh nt] /ˌri əˈdʒʌst mənt/
noun
1.
an act of readjusting or the state of being readjusted.
2.
Finance. a rearrangement in the financial structure of a corporation, usually less drastic than a reorganization.
Origin
1765-1775
1765-75; readjust + -ment
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Examples from the web for readjustment
  • It is a serious commitment and once you have entered the working world, it takes some serious readjustment.
  • We must seek the readjustment with care and courage.
  • Its a proper readjustment that has happened throughout history.
  • Our opportunity for a relatively smooth readjustment is perilously narrow.
  • Hence, all systems can be described as being a trial and error strategy needing a timely readjustment when situations demand it.
  • The government must let the depression-readjustment which is inevitable take its course.
  • Homeownership also impedes the economy's readjustment by tying people down.
  • The puppet required a mental readjustment every time it appeared, and perhaps should have been used more economically.
  • Abe had made a poorer readjustment to white society.

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