re|a|lign|ment [ˌri:əˈlaınmənt] n [U and C]
1.) when something is changed and organized in a different way
= ↑reorganization realignment of
a realignment of the company's management structure
2.) when people stop supporting one group and start to support and work together with a different group
realignment of
There is now a need for a realignment of political parties.
3.) when the parts of something are arranged so that they return to their correct positions in relation to each other
the realignment of several major roads

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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