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readjust

[ree-uh-juhst] /ˌri əˈdʒʌst/
verb (used with object)
1.
to adjust again or anew; rearrange.
Origin
1735-1745
1735-45; re- + adjust
Related forms
readjustable, adjective
readjuster, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for re-adjust

readjust

/ˌriːəˈdʒʌst/
verb
1.
to adjust or adapt (oneself or something) again, esp after an initial failure
Derived Forms
readjustable, adjective
readjuster, noun
readjustment, noun
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Word Origin and History for re-adjust
v.

also readjust, 1742, from re- "back, again" + adjust. Related: Readjusted; readjusting.

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