Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A shaking or stirring up; commotion; disturbance.

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  • noun Alternative spelling of shakeup.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the imposition of a new organization; organizing differently (often involving extensive and drastic changes)

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Examples

  • Marc Lasry 's Avenue Capital Group and other investors in the debt of distressed power producer Dynegy Inc. have asked a New York court to undo a restructuring engineered by shareholder Carl Icahn , calling the shake-up a fraud "unprecedented in the annals of corporate finance."

    Bondholders Sue Dynegy, Challenge Restructuring

  • Ms Berejiklian hasn't ruled out job cuts as part of the shake-up, which is being led by former CEO of Sydney Ferries David Callahan.

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

  • Ms Berejiklian hasn't ruled out job cuts as part of the shake-up, which is being led by former CEO of Sydney Ferries David Callahan.

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

  • Then, two days later, Carter announced the cabinet shake-up, and our momentum instantly came to a halt.

    The Good Fight

  • Then, two days later, Carter announced the cabinet shake-up, and our momentum instantly came to a halt.

    The Good Fight

  • Then, two days later, Carter announced the cabinet shake-up, and our momentum instantly came to a halt.

    The Good Fight

  • Google's was the biggest management shake-up since the Internet search giant was an obscure start-up.

    China's Rise, Google's Surprise, Big Mob Bust

  • Google's unexpected shake-up marks a major test for its co-founder, Larry Page, and of its executive bench.

    Google's Executive Bench

  • Deval Patrick's decision to shake-up the parole board and pledged to continue a probe into the state probation department.

    Martha Coakley: Winner

  • In the day's second big Silicon Valley shake-up, four Hewlett-Packard directors will step down as a result of how they mishandled a scandal that ousted former CEO Mark Hurd.

    4 HP directors to step down; Meg Whitman to join board

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