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reorganize

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Pronunciation: /riːˈɔːɡ(ə)nʌɪz
 
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(also reorganise)

Definition of reorganize in English:

verb

[with object]
Change the way in which (something) is organized: we have to reorganize the entire workload [no object]: the company reorganized into fewer key areas
More example sentences
  • In the Ministry of Finance we have implemented a document management system and reorganized the central archive.
  • Lee recognized the inherent weakness of this system and began to reorganize the artillery arm.
  • I admit to trying one or two of those approaches, but nothing worked for me until I discovered the miraculous effect of organizing and reorganizing my work space.
Synonyms
restructure, change, make alterations to, make adjustments to, alter, adjust, transform, shake up, rationalize, reshuffle, redeploy, rearrange, reshape, refashion, recast, overhaul, rebuild, reconstruct;

Derivatives

reorganization

1
Pronunciation: /-ˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/
noun
Example sentences
  • Reform implies reorganisation, a new order of improvement of what is in existence.
  • Therefore, the focus on management reforms has usually involved reorganizations, the creation of new committees, or reporting requirements.
  • In the course of all military reforms and reorganizations in Russia, priority has always been given to manpower acquisition in the army and navy.

reorganizer

2
noun
Example sentences
  • Twenty-four hours later, Rumsfeld surveyed the fate decreed by other reorganisers for his bureaucrats.
  • As reorganiser of the papal archives and refurbisher of inscriptions on martyrs' tombs, Damasus earned the undying gratitude of historians.
  • He calls Gores Technology a shrewd buyer and an able reorganizer.

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