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  • n. Alternative spelling of shakeup.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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

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


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  • 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. | Top Stories

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

    The Good Fight

  • 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

  • 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

  • Google Inc., fresh off announcing a management shake-up, will give a $100 million equity award to outgoing Chief Executive Eric Schmidt , who in April will be succeeded by company co-founder Larry Page .

    Google Gives $100 Million Award to Outgoing CEO

  • Unison goes to court to block planned NHS shake-up

    The NHS is ripe for revolution | Ian Birrell

  • The programming shake-up comes as the network has begun to reverse steep declines in its audience but has battled to turn around Mr. Spitzer's show after nine months on the air.

    CNN Cuts Spitzer From Its Lineup


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