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re·a·lign

realign

 
 
pronunciation:
ri laIn
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb
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Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to come to a new relationship or set of alliances, as countries or political factions.
After the war, the countries realigned so that some former enemies became allies.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: realigns, realigning, realigned
definition: to put (something that has become skewed) back into proper orientation.
The mechanic realigned the wheels of the car.
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