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[ree-awr-guh-nuh-zey-shuh n] /ˌri ɔr gə nəˈzeɪ ʃən/
the act or process of reorganizing; state of being reorganized.
Finance. a reconstruction of a business corporation, including a marked change in capital structure, often following a failure and receivership or bankruptcy trusteeship.
Origin of reorganization
1805-15; re- + organization Unabridged
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Examples from the web for reorganization
  • The team says this may mean brain reorganization came before a big jump in brain size in humans.
  • Our army needs complete reorganization,-not merely enlarging,-and the reorganization can only come as the result of legislation.
  • Theirs was an age of reorganization in religion, in political life, and in philosophy and science.
  • Then, once plants and animals were domesticated, the discovery sparked a complete reorganization of the globe.
  • Unfortunately, this never happened, he did not show real reorganization of the party.
  • The reorganization of the social benefits and the modification of pension system alone would reduce the debt.
  • If this reorganization lowers the total energy of the electrons involved, a chemical bond can form.
  • The slits, it appears, correspond to a reorganization of the internal cell membrane's lipid and protein components.
  • Your behavior and environment can cause substantial rewiring of your brain or a reorganization of its functions.
  • Many utilities had to go bankrupt or go through painful reorganization.
British Dictionary definitions for reorganization


the act of organizing or the state of being organized again
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Word Origin and History for reorganization

also re-organization, 1801, in translations from French, noun of action from reorganize.

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