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[ree-uh-juhst-muh nt] /ˌri əˈdʒʌst mənt/
an act of readjusting or the state of being readjusted.
Finance. a rearrangement in the financial structure of a corporation, usually less drastic than a reorganization.
Origin of readjustment
1765-75; readjust + -ment Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • Madden looked at him keenly, making a swift appraisal which had in it something of the nature of a readjustment.

    Wolf Breed Jackson Gregory
  • Disbandment and readjustment, to a civil basis, was then in order.

    Between the Lines Henry Bascom Smith
  • Most churches have not yet worked this through, but when they do, it is by readjustment to a redirected rural life.

    The Challenge of the Country George Walter Fiske
  • There was to be no repudiation or readjustment of debts on the ground of inability to pay.

  • Sea anemones and rock oysters sputter and choke, and there is a fine fury of readjustment.

  • After they had ridden about a quarter of a mile Flatray made a readjustment of the rope.

    Brand Blotters William MacLeod Raine
  • Business would suffer; it would be as dead here as a grasshopper after a prairie fire while readjustment to new conditions shaped.

    Trail's End George W. Ogden
  • Reconstruction, readjustment, restoration all these must follow.

  • There are no infallible rules for this readjustment beyond those already stated.

    Industrial Arts Design William H. Varnum

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