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realign

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Groupings, Organizations
realignre‧a‧lign /ˌriːəˈlaɪn/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 PPGSSOto change the way in which something is organized syn reorganize 🔊 The company is planning to realign its sales operations.2 realign yourself with somebody3 ARRANGE A GROUP OF THINGS OR PEOPLEto change the position of something slightly so that it is in the correct position in relation to something else 🔊 You’ll have to realign your text columns.
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Examples from the Corpus
realignTeams are now realigned according to players' ages.I indicated how the weight should be realigned, how the luggage should be lashed.I needed to realign my life, it said, not just my putt or my drive.Tchuruk said the company would have to realign operations in all its units, slashing several hundred jobs.When the latter were realigned or made anew they often met the earlier roads at a sharp angle on the parish boundaries.Osteopathy uses massage and gentle manipulation to soften and realign the body.Center developers say they haven't decided for sure to destroy the waterfall and realign the creek 150 feet to the north.The physiotherapists also worked to relieve his shoulder pain and realign the joint.You'll have to realign your text columns if you change the typeface.
From Longman Business Dictionaryrealignre‧a‧lign /ˌriːəˈlaɪn/ verb [transitive]1ECONOMICSif a government realigns its currency, it changes the currency’s value in relation to other currenciesrealign something against somethingan attempt to get the yen realigned against the US dollar2to change the way that a company is organizedThe company will realign its marketing and sales activities.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
realign
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyrealign
he, she, itrealigns
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyrealigned
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave realigned
he, she, ithas realigned
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad realigned
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill realign
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have realigned
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam realigning
he, she, itis realigning
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you, we, theyare realigning
Past
I, he, she, itwas realigning
you, we, theywere realigning
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been realigning
he, she, ithas been realigning
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been realigning
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be realigning
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been realigning
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