realignment


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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.
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realignment

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

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

realignment

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

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

[riːəˈlaɪnmənt] n (frm) realignment (of)riallineamento (di)
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DOD has issued a proposed rule to amend the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) to address issues arising from the upcoming round of base closures and realignments made pursuant to the recommendations of the 2005 Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission.
The House fell one vote short of cutting funds for base realignment and closing.
Charges related to the realignment are expected to total between $17 and $19 million by the end of 2005, of which approximately $11 million will be recorded in the fourth quarter of 2004.
Japan and the United States on Sunday agreed to place priority on principles rather than specifics in future talks on the planned realignment of the U.S.
This realignment came after a review of our business, as well as conversations with key customers.
While both chambers agree on major points of the bill, the House measure contains language that will delay, by two years, the upcoming 2005 base realignment and closure (BRAC) round.