Definitions

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  • n. The act of realigning or something realigned

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Examples

  • Faced with a sharp drop in its endowment and a $15 million deficit the society which operates the Bronx Zoo announced what it called a realignment intended to make it "meaner, leaner and greener."

    Trey Ellis: Brotherhood of Lions Offers Concessions to Zookeepers

  • This recession/depression/perpetual funk is what I call a realignment recession.

    The Minority Report -

  • Afghanistan emerged as a country of sorts only in the mid-18th century, and a case can be made that with the slow-motion dissolution of the former Soviet empire in Central Asia, and the gradual weakening of the Pakistani state, a historic realignment is now taking place that could see Afghanistan disappear on the political map: in the future, for example, the Hindu Kush could form a border between Pashtunistan and a Greater Tajikistan.

    Man Versus Afghanistan

  • This realignment is predicated on a change in political demography and geography.

    Donk Depression

  • Currency realignment is the last chapter of the credit crunch and the process has started right now.

    Western Governments' Addiction To Credit And The Rise Of China

  • Sununu's abysmal numbers suggest that 2006 was not a fluke, but potentially a long-term realignment in the state.

    Two New Polls Show Sununu Extremely Vulnerable In New Hampshire

  • 'Cause when we get the music, and its at the top of the charts, it could well mean a political realignment is underway.

    Is That Legal?: January 2007 Archives

  • The recent trend toward realignment is unique, he argues, in that it has arisen more as a result of deliberate strategy than through organic historical contingency.

    Cover to Cover

  • That realignment is by now complete — the GOP could hardly dominate the region more thoroughly.

    Purple Mountains

  • But clearly, these four are headed toward a long-term realignment of power.

    Football Rivalries Cross Over

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