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readjust

[ ree-uh-juhst ]
/ ˌri əˈdʒʌst /
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verb (used with object)
to adjust again or anew; rearrange.
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Origin of readjust

First recorded in 1735–45; re- + adjust

OTHER WORDS FROM readjust

re·ad·just·a·ble, adjectivere·ad·just·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for readjust

readjust
/ (ˌriːəˈdʒʌst) /

verb
to adjust or adapt (oneself or something) again, esp after an initial failure

Derived forms of readjust

readjustable, adjectivereadjuster, nounreadjustment, noun
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