restructure

Word family noun structure restructuring structuralism structuralist adjective structural structuralist structured verb structure restructure adverb structurally
From King Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrestructurere‧struc‧ture /ˌriːˈstrʌktʃə $ -ər/ ●○○ AWL verb [transitive] CHANGE/MAKE something DIFFERENTto change the way in which something such as a government, business, or system is organized proposals to radically restructure Britain’s electronics industryrestructuring noun [countable, uncountable] the major restructuring of our armed forces→ See Verb table
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restructureIf the company is to survive, it must be seriously restructured.And she is expected to accelerate restructuring.The restructuring charge in the 1994 fourth quarter made net income $ 1. 30 billion, or $ 4. 60.Three quarters of its restructuring is completed.Short-term costs of restructuring the banks would be enormous.The government had on Dec. 2 announced its plans to restructure the coal industry.In the coming years a lot of money will go into restructuring the education system.Mr Gorbachev's attempt to restructure the Soviet economy met with criticism from traditional communists.The force will be renamed and restructured to increase its 8 % representation of Roman Catholics.How can health services be restructured to meet the needs of ageing populations more appropriately?radically restructureA business rate will also be levied, but both these two components of local authority finance will be radically restructured.major restructuringThe organizations in this study were implementing new strategies and introducing major restructuring.Cirrus Logic lived down to expectations yesterday, reporting a fat quarterly loss reflecting a major restructuring and a slump in sales.It was decided that a major restructuring of the business base was in order.Additionally, the district faced a merger with a neighbour and major restructuring of unit management.The implication of their arguments was that a major restructuring was taking place.
From King Business Dictionaryrestructurere‧struc‧ture /ˌriːˈstrʌktʃə-ər/ verb1[intransitive, transitive]COMMERCE if a company restructures, or someone restructures it, it changes the way it is organized or financedThe iron ore company has restructured its operations.The group will restructure, reducing the workforce by as much as 19%. see also downsize2[transitive]FINANCE if a company restructures its debts, it makes an agreement with lenders to pay the debts in a different way to the one agreed beforeThe troubled department store failed to make scheduled interest payments and faces bank demands that it restructure its debt.→ See Verb table