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English definition of “restructuring”

restructuring

noun [C or U]
 
 
/ˌriːˈstrʌktʃərɪŋ/
MANAGEMENT, WORKPLACE the act of organizing a company, business, or system in a new way to make it operate more effectively: a major/radical restructuring corporate/industrial/organizational restructuring
FINANCE the act of arranging to make debt payments in a different way or at a later time than was originally agreed: Bankruptcy beckons if the company fails to agree a restructuring of its debts. Thanks to a financial restructuring and new management, it has returned to profit.
→  See also debt restructuring
(Definition of restructuring from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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