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to change the jobs or responsibilities of the people in a particular group or organization
to persuade someone to leave a group or organization and become a member of yours, especially by using secret or dishonest methods
if a system, method, or organization creaks, it no longer works well
the process of changing the jobs or responsibilities of the people in a particular group or organization
people, equipment, or money that could be used more effectively in an organization
the division of something such as an organization or country into smaller parts
a sign that an organization, relationship, or plan is weak or beginning to fail
used for describing a situation in which a small person or organization defeats a much larger one in a surprising way
a start-up … whose value has reached more than one billion US dollars
to ask people to vote in order to decide an issue
an afternoon full of crafts
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Free thesaurus definition of relating to the forming and breaking up of organizations from the Macmillan English Dictionary - a free English dictionary online with thesaurus and with pronunciation from Macmillan Publishers Limited.