Definition of Shakeup

1. Noun. The imposition of a new organization; organizing differently (often involving extensive and drastic changes). "Top officials were forced out in the cabinet shakeup"

Exact synonyms: Reorganisation, Reorganization, Shake-up
Generic synonyms: Organisation, Organization
Derivative terms: Reorganize, Reorganize, Shake Up, Shake Up



Definition of Shakeup

1. Noun. A vigorous reorganization, especially of the personnel or procedures of an organization. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Shakeup

1. a total reorganization [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shakeup

shaken baby syndrome
shaken one's head
shaken out
shakenness
shakeout
shakeouts
shaker-upper
shaker-uppers
shakerato
shakeratos
shakeress
shakes
shakes one's head
shakes out
shaketh
shakeup (current term)
shakeups
shakey
shakhovite
shakier
shakiest
shakily
shakiness
shakinesses
shaking
shaking one's head
shaking out
shaking palsy
shaking up
shakings

Literary usage of Shakeup

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1. Marching to Zog by Gyeorgos Ceres Hatonn (1993)
"Nothing in politics is an accident said Mr. Roosevelt, your betrayer President. Does Yeltsin act like “one of the group”--book again! INDIA shakeup I ..."

2. Lenin's Legacy: The Story of the Cpsu by Robert G. Wesson (1978)
"Presumably in preparation, he had effected an extensive shakeup of the middle party ranks, in particular removing a third of the provincial secretaries.64 ..."

3. Research for Development in the Middle East and North Africa by Eglal Rached, Dina Craissati (2000)
"A modest contribution The collection of articles and interventions in this book represents a modest effort to think the needed shakeup in the R&D field, ..."

4. Cavendish by Christa Jungnickel, Russell McCormmach (1996)
"As in 1710, in 1720 a political shakeup, this time in favor of the whigs, brought to an end Kent's career as a courtier. His many years of service, however, ..."

5. Cavendish by Christa Jungnickel, Russell McCormmach (1996)
"As in 1710, in 1720 a political shakeup, this time in favor of the whigs, brought to an end Kent's career as a courtier. His many years of service, however, ..."

6. Cavendish by Christa Jungnickel, Russell McCormmach (1996)
"Robert Harley, appointed secretary of state in the same shakeup, wrote to him at the time: "I am glad that My Lord Treasurer will choose moderate men to ..."

7. The New York Times Current History (1916)
"We all remember how, immediately after the Ministerial shakeup in the first weeks of the war—which made M. Vi- viani Premier and M. Millerand Minister of ..."

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