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shakeup

noun [C] (also shake-up)
 
 
/ˈʃeɪkʌp/
a difficult period in which a company, industry, etc. is forced to change in order to be more successful: The industry is going through its largest shakeup for 40 years. Over 90 jobs were lost in the recent shakeup.
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