[ US /ˈʃeɪˌkəp/ ]
[ UK /ʃˈe‍ɪkʌp/ ]
  1. the imposition of a new organization; organizing differently (often involving extensive and drastic changes)
    a committee was appointed to oversee the reorganization of the curriculum
    top officials were forced out in the cabinet shakeup
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How To Use shakeup In A Sentence

  • And under cover of the ongoing WH “shakeup”, Rove will probably leave before being either charged, or outed to all the world as a ratfink. Firedoglake » Punk’d
  • The diplomatic shakeup itself makes sense. Times, Sunday Times
  • But a limited shakeup had been expected for some time.
  • The campaign referred to the shakeup as a planned restructuring strategy to expand its focus on winning the Iowa caucuses and early primary states. rss feed
  • One would think this type of shakeup is better done right after an election, so that it’s not a wedge issue by the time people are running again. Think Progress » Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Mullen: ‘It is my personal belief’ that repealing DADT is ‘the right thing to do.’
  • This country needs the sort of shakeup only you can deliver. Globe and Mail
  • News of the shakeup was announced after the close of regular trading. Globe and Mail
  • top officials were forced out in the cabinet shakeup
  • The biggest shakeup of the NHS since its creation could turn patients against GPs because doctors are likely to start receiving "unpalatable" cash bonuses, an influential health thinktank warns today. NHS shakeup could set patients against their GPs, warns report
  • A minor shakeup of its schedules, a general freshening about the edges. Times, Sunday Times
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