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shake-up

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Definition of shake-up in English:

noun

informal
A radical reorganization.
Example sentences
  • It won the 1990 elections, and immediately carried out a radical shake-up of the country's welfare system by creating the first ‘post-welfarist’ society.
  • Now it will be left to President-elect Bush to propose a radical shake-up of social security, allowing younger workers to partially opt-out of the system and put some of their savings into the stock market instead.
  • His departure comes at a time when the Federal Government is considering a radical shake-up of the Family Law system.
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