- to change, alter, or restore the structure of: to restructure a broken nose.
- to effect a fundamental change in (as an organization or system).
- to recombine (bits of inexpensive meats), especially by mechanical means, into simulated steaks, fillets, etc.
- to restructure something.
- the act or an instance of restructuring.
Origin of restructure
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Examples from the Web for restructure
Yes, companies continue to restructure, revamp, and rightsize, often in very public ways.The Economy’s Secret Success in 2013
December 31, 2013
First, the ability of U.S. companies to restructure, innovate, find new markets, and grow, at home and globally.Obama Should Take on the Private Sector’s Wage Delusion
July 24, 2013
To understand why, it's helpful to restructure the priority list.What Are the GOP's Sequester Priorities?
February 25, 2013
Knudsen had to fire people–mostly managers who had trapped Chevy in its money-losing mold–and restructure what was left.Bill Knudsen’s Business Skills Saved the U.S. at the Dawn of World War II
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Restructure companies to operate profitably and transparently for the state.Greek Election Deepens Political Chaos and Prospect of Default
May 7, 2012
Then they ran the restructure of the preceding double killing.
What the attacking creature had used to blur the restructure wasn't clear, except that it wasn't a standard scrambler.
- (tr) to organize (a system, business, society, etc) in a different wayradical attempts to restructure the economy
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Word Origin and History for restructure
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