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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The process of rearranging.
  • n. A rearrangement reaction.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of rearranging, or the state of being rearranged.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A new or different arrangement.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. changing an arrangement


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  • The rearrangement is based on the number of foreign words (Nahuatl and Spanish) found in each one hundred lines.

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  • For example, professional liar Elizabeth Rosenthal falsely insists in the February 9, 2006 New York Times: “Genetic rearrangement is most likely to occur in a human body when a person is simultaneously infected with the bird flu virus and a human flu virus that can swap genes†¦ The likelihood that such reshuffling will occur increases with each uncontrolled bird outbreak and each farmer who becomes infected. ” This is all a Big Lie!

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  • I'm extremely entertained by the name rearrangement on my livejournal.


  • Demographers say that the changes are as much about population shifts as about the recession and that they may signal a more long-term rearrangement of our understanding of who lives where in the region.

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  • Incidents like these have to be seen against the background of a long-term rearrangement of the political space in western and eastern Europe.

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  • CalN, qualitative difference is a difference in kind that cannot be described as a rearrangement, as a new structure.

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  • The rearrangement was a success however, and the remainder of the march was a pleasure instead of

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  • "Together, these analyses demonstrated that the rearrangement is a result of precipitation and that clouds belonging to this kind of system rain almost in unison," said study team member Graham Feingold of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in Boulder,

  • "Together, these analyses demonstrated that the rearrangement is a result of precipitation, and that clouds belonging to this kind of system rain almost in unison," Feingold adds.

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  • It doesn't erase some of the other problems with the previous episode, but it does confirm that the rearrangement was the right choice.



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