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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The imposition of a new organization.

Usage examples (34)
  • Top officials were forced out in the cabinet shakeup
  • The shakeup could be the big push that conservative candidate Doug Hoffman needs to come out on top.
  • The shakeup was a Hezbollah message to Saudi Arabia and its Prime Minister Saad Hariri that in Lebanon, the group alone calls the shots.
  • And word of some kind of shakeup at the White House maybe. for more
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