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rejig

/riːˈdʒɪɡ/
verb (transitive) -jigs, -jigging, -jigged
1.
to re-equip (a factory or plant)
2.
to rearrange, alter, or manipulate, sometimes in a slightly unscrupulous way
noun
3.
the act or process of rejigging
Derived Forms
rejigger, noun
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rejigger

verb

To alter or readjust; tinker with: sought to raise output this year by rejiggering its agricultural policies

[first form 1940s+, second 1960+; fr mid-1800s jigger, ''shake or jerk rapidly,'' related to jig as a rapid movement, dance, etc, hence ''rearrange or readjust by shaking,'' semantically similar to shake up]


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