- 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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Related Wordsrestructuring, overhaul, reconstruct, revamp, reshuffle, restructure, reorient, reconstitution
Examples from the Web for restructuring
Now the restructuring plans call for more than €525 million.Madonna, Carla Bruni & Obama Abandoned Pledges To Rebuild L'Aquila After The Quake
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November 18, 2014
At the IMF confab, one of the most well-attended sessions was a panel on restructuring sovereign debt.Panic Sets In With the Davos Crowd
October 14, 2013
I often spend an entire day editing, restructuring a narrative, or researching.Susan Cain: How I Write
May 8, 2013
Should it amend the ESM treaty to make any restructuring easier?Not if, But How, Cyprus Defaults
January 25, 2013
And even in less rancorous times, restructuring the FICA tax would be a gargantuan job.Your Turn: What's Acceptable?
November 14, 2012
By all accounts, restructuring cut the literacy overhead of business.The Civilization of Illiteracy
On the contrary, this restructuring process is functional and adaptive.
- (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 restructuring
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