readjustment

readjustment
[[t]ri͟ːəʤʌ̱stmənt[/t]]
readjustments
1) N-VAR: usu with supp Readjustment is the process of adapting to a new situation, usually one that you have been in before.

The next few weeks will be a period of readjustment, and will probably not be easy...

The readjustment to peace and home is slow and painful.

2) N-VAR: usu with supp A readjustment of something is a change that you make to it so that it is more effective or appropriate.

The organization denies that it is seeking any readjustment of state borders.

...the effects of economic readjustment.


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  • readjustment — index accommodation (adjustment), correction (change), reconversion, rehabilitation, renewal, reorganization …   Law dictionary

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  • readjustment — readjust ► VERB 1) set or adjust again. 2) adjust or adapt to a changed situation or environment. DERIVATIVES readjustment noun …   English terms dictionary

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  • readjustment — noun a second, or subsequent adjustment …   Wiktionary

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