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"restructure" in British English

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restructureverb [T]

uk   /ˌriːˈstrʌk.tʃər/  us   /-tʃɚ/
restructuring
noun [C or U] uk   /-tʃər.ɪŋ/  us   /-tʃɚ.ɪŋ/
The ​company underwent restructuring and 1,500 ​workerslosttheirjobs.
(Definition of restructure from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"restructure" in American English

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restructureverb [T]

 us   /riˈstrʌk·tʃər/
to ​change the ​jobs and ​responsibilities within an ​organization, usually in ​order to make the ​organizationoperate more ​effectively: The ​commissiondevelopedguidelines for restructuring the city’s ​policedepartment.
(Definition of restructure from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"restructure" in Business English

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restructureverb

uk   us   /ˌriːˈstrʌktʃər/
[I or T] MANAGEMENT, WORKPLACE to ​organize a ​company, ​business, or ​system in a new way to make it ​operate more ​effectively: The ​price has gone up and down amid ​talk of restructuring the ​company. Retirees have had to ​acceptdrasticallyreducedretirement and ​healthbenefits as the ​industry has restructured. The ​company may also have to restructure the way it ​processestransactions.
[T] FINANCE if a ​company restructures its ​debt, it ​arranges to ​pay back its ​debt in a different way or at a later ​time than was originally ​agreed: The ​merger will ​provide a ​means of restructuring the company's debt. Talks continue about restructuring a £220 million ​bond, which is ​due to be ​repaid in January.
(Definition of restructure from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “restructure”
in Chinese (Simplified) 调整, 改组, 重建…
in Turkish yeniden düzenlemek, çeki düzen vermek, düzeltmek…
in Russian реорганизовывать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 調整, 改組, 重建…
in Polish restrukturyzować…
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