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Noun: reorganization  ree,or-gu-nu'zey-shun [N. Amer], ree,or-gu-nI'zey-shun [Brit]
  1. The imposition of a new organization; organizing differently (often involving extensive and drastic changes)
    "a committee was appointed to oversee the reorganization of the curriculum";
    - reorganisation [Brit], shake-up, shakeup
     
  2. An extensive alteration of the structure of a corporation or government
    "after the takeover there was a thorough reorganization"; "the reorganization was prescribed by federal bankruptcy laws"

Derived forms: reorganizations

Type of: alteration, organisation [Brit], organization, revision

Encyclopedia: Reorganization