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English definition of “restructure”

restructure

verb [T]     /ˌriːˈstrʌk.tʃər/ US  /-tʃɚ/
C2 to organize a company, business, or system in a new way to make it operate more effectively: The government restructured the coal industry before selling it to private owners.Managing and organizingMaking things betterBecoming better restructuring     /-tʃər.ɪŋ/ US  /-tʃɚ.ɪŋ/ noun [C or U] The company underwent restructuring and 1,500 workers lost their jobs.Managing and organizing
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