re·​shuf·​fle | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈshə-fəl How to pronounce reshuffle (audio) \
reshuffled; reshuffling; reshuffles

Definition of reshuffle

transitive verb

1 : to shuffle again reshuffle a deck of cards
2 : to reorganize usually by the redistribution of existing elements the cabinet was reshuffled by the prime minister

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reshuffle noun

Examples of reshuffle in a Sentence

The dealer reshuffled the cards.
Recent Examples on the Web Fred Perrotta, owner of Tortuga Backpacks, headquartered in the Bay Area, sought to reshuffle his once China-dependent manufacturing to other countries in Asia. Shwanika Narayan,, "From eyeglasses to backpacks, Bay Area firms scramble as coronavirus closes Chinese factories," 7 Feb. 2020 Johnson is expected to reshuffle his cabinet in February and Department for International Development (DfID) may suffer. Dominic Dudley, Quartz Africa, "The UK’s Africa summit offered lofty promises of commitment but not enough substance," 21 Jan. 2020 After a daylong debate marked by fiery recriminations, lawmakers voted largely along party lines in favor of impeachment, reshuffling American politics at a time when voters were already profoundly divided over the nation’s leadership and direction. John Fritze, USA TODAY, "House impeaches Donald Trump in historic vote, reshuffling U.S. politics on eve of 2020," 19 Dec. 2019 Los Angeles was intriguing, but rumors swirled that LeBron James could be headed there, and he is known for reshuffling rosters with veterans upon arrival., "Robinson’s path to this point falls somewhere between unlikely and unfathomable, as he ultimately progressed from Division III Williams College to receiving advice from Dwyane Wade about adjusting to the NBA.," 6 Dec. 2019 So far that has put only a minor dent in financiers’ revenues, in part because supply chains are being reshuffled, bringing global banks new business. The Economist, "Trade finance is nearing a much-needed shakeup," 24 Oct. 2019 Even as the Chilean government reshuffled its cabinet and increased taxes on the wealthy, crowds have continued to rail against decades of neoliberal economic policies, including the privatization of water, highways and the pension system. Teo Armus, Washington Post, "A Californian economist loves neoliberalism. When Chileans started protesting it, he opened fire on them.," 11 Nov. 2019 The Ravens reshuffled their rotation in the secondary, reducing Averett’s playing time by more than half and putting increased trust in Canady and Clark. Childs Walker,, "Ravens’ snap-count analysis from Week 3 loss to Chiefs: Reshuffled playing time for a struggling secondary," 23 Sep. 2019 Historic vote:House impeaches Donald Trump, reshuffling U.S. politics on eve of 2020 Instead, Gabbard introduced a resolution on Wednesday to censure Trump, which would express strong disapproval of conduct. Jeanine Santucci, USA TODAY, "Tulsi Gabbard criticizes Nancy Pelosi for suggesting delay in sending articles to Senate: You can't 'make up the rules as you go along'," 20 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of reshuffle

1830, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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13 Feb 2020

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“Reshuffle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Feb. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of reshuffle

: to shuffle (cards) again
: to change the way the parts of (something) are arranged or organized

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