realignment


Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Wikipedia.
Related to realignment: dealignment

re·a·lign

 (rē′ə-līn′)
tr.v. re·a·ligned, re·a·lign·ing, re·a·ligns
1. To put back into proper order or alignment: realigned the fence.
2. To cause to form new arrangements or to have a new orientation; reorganize: realigned our department for new projects; realigned the political parties.

re′a·lign′ment n.

realignment

(ˌriːəˈlaɪnmənt)
n
the act or instance of restoring or changing to a previous or different position
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:

realignment

noun readjustment, restructuring, shake-up, reshuffling, reorganization, rationalization, rearrangement a realignment of the existing political structure
Translations

realignment

[riːəˈlaɪnmənt] N [of currency] (also Pol) → realineamiento m

realignment

[ˌriːəˈlaɪnmənt] n [company, economy, system] → remaniement m

realignment

[riːəˈlaɪnmənt] n (frm) realignment (of)riallineamento (di)
References in periodicals archive ?
Tenders are invited for the n16 cornacloy to sradrine realignment scheme phase 2 forms part of the overall upgrade of the n16 between manorhamilton and glenfarne.
Arrest rates have decreased and conviction rates have stayed about the same for offenders who went through California's 2011 realignment plan, according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation's Realignment Report.
Global Banking News-24 March 2010-SunTrust announces realignment of banking franchise(C)2010 ENPublishing - http://www.
Summary: Communist Party of India (Marxist) or CPI (M) General Secretary Prakash Karat saw a post-poll realignment of forces opposed to both Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party.
In 2005 and 2007, we issued reports that evaluated USPS's network realignment plans and included recommendations for improvement.
Realigning the 46th Test Wing is only one of many options being looked at by the Air Force and no realignment decisions have been made.
Throughout the realignment, LMSB sought to preserve existing revenue agent/taxpayer relationships.
Chief Cabinet Secretary Shinzo Abe separately said he hopes the two countries can come to a conclusion in the current working-level talks involving senior officials before finalizing the overall realignment package by the end of March as scheduled.
Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, which has cared for hundreds of thousands of soldiers and dignitaries for the past 96 years, is slated to close as part of the base realignment and closure process.
WASHINGTON -- Defense Department officials have recommended closing 33 major bases and realigning 29 others as part of a comprehensive reshaping of the military infrastructure through the Base Realignment and Closure process.
We have large national security interests in Asia and the Pacific region generally, and the concept that we have is when our realignment is done, we will have increased substantially our naval and air assets in the Asia-Pacific region,'' Undersecretary of Defense for Policy Douglas Feith said in congressional testimony.
On the contrary, our realignment plans are movtiated by appreciation of the strategic value of our defense alliances and partnerships with other states.