The process of arranging or setting something in order in a new way is reorganization. The reorganization of your bookshelves will make it easier to find a book that you're searching for.

Reorganization can happen on a small scale, like the reorganization of your kitchen spices so they're in alphabetical order. There are also larger examples, like a country's reorganization of its entire government or a state's reorganization of its school system. This noun comes from the verb reorganize, which adds the "again" prefix re- to organize, from the Greek organon, "tool or implement."

Definitions of reorganization

n 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, shake-up, shakeup
Type of:
organisation, organization
the act of organizing a business or an activity related to a business

n 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”
Type of:
alteration, revision
the act of revising or altering (involving reconsideration and modification)

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