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realign

verb [T] uk   /ˌriː.əˈlaɪn/ us  
to put something into a new or correct position: She realigned the books along the edge of the shelf.
realign yourself (with sb/sth) to change your ideas or policies so that they are the same as those of another person or group: Several politicians left the party and realigned themselves with the opposition.
realignment
noun [C or U] uk   /-mənt/ us  
This war will inevitably lead to a realignment of/within European politics.
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