n. An ironic reference to a change of leadership, particularly in business, politics, or sports.
I think that if city commissioners and the mayor keep putting their residents' safety at risk, then we need a 'regime change' next election.
As you might have heard, we've had a regime change here at the paper. We knew something was up Wednesday when all the TVs in the building suddenly went black, then showed the Star Tribune flag with patriotic music playing. Then the middle managers were dragged from the building in shackles and loaded into black vans — some sort of retreat, I guess. Next thing you knew we had a new editor.
Our fascination and anger and sense of betrayal over the breakup of the old championship Bulls, our curiosity about the new kids, our interest in a front-office regime change — all of it has been dulled until we just sort of shrug, smile and say, "Whatever."
lvmh fashion group instituted a regime change at its recently acquired subsidiary, Donna Karan International. The company kicked chief executive Giuseppe Brusone upstairs to be chairman and brought on Fred Wilson, head of LVMH's U.S. fashion division, to accelerate growth.