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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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  • He had so definitely decided on the course he meant to pursue that for the moment he could not readjust his thoughts.
  • Sporting his anorak jacket to keep the snow out of his eyes, my dad pauses to readjust his gloves.
  • It is much easier to readjust your status than it is to get the initial visa.
  • He keeps pausing to readjust the diabolical goggles.
  • It'll take a long time to retrain that unemployed workforce or to readjust its expectations.
  • If you use a different mold, simply readjust the dimensions accordingly.
  • When the interest rates started to readjust on these loans, the defaults started.
  • And it's amazing how many ex-prisoners end up getting into the business of helping prisoners readjust to life on the outside.
  • Soldiers, especially combat soldiers, need time to readjust to civilian life.
  • They may adjust and readjust in testing and eventually they might feel sure that they have eliminated the bias.
British Dictionary definitions for readjust

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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