English noun: reorganization
|1.||reorganization (act) the imposition of a new organization; organizing differently (often involving extensive and drastic changes)|
|Samples||A committee was appointed to oversee the reorganization of the curriculum.|
Top officials were forced out in the cabinet shakeup.
|Synonyms||reorganisation, shake-up, shakeup|
|Broader (hypernym)||organisation, organization|
|2.||reorganization (act) an extensive alteration of the structure of a corporation or government|
|Samples||After the takeover there was a thorough reorganization.|
The reorganization was prescribed by federal bankruptcy laws.
|Broader (hypernym)||alteration, revision|