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English definition of “rearrangement”

rearrangement

noun [C] uk   /ˌriː.əˈreɪndʒ.mənt/ us  
the act of changing the order, position, or time of arrangements already made: a rearrangement of/to our plans As students of chemistry know, even small rearrangements of a molecule's structure can produce a compound that acts differently. Going on a long trip always means lots of rearrangements to my schedule.
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