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rearrange

verb [T] uk   /ˌriː.əˈreɪndʒ/ us  
B2 to change the order, position, or time of arrangements already made: The new sofa was bigger than the old one, so they had to rearrange the rest of the furniture. I'm busy tomorrow - could we rearrange the meeting for Monday (= have it on Monday instead)?
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