Third-person singular simple present indicative form of shift.(verb)
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Use "shifts" in a sentence
"At the core lay an election code that marks representative democracy with a \'modified approach\ 'that has led to such things as described and other more subtle appplications -- such as post apportionement precinct shifts "to account for population shifts\'."
"The two sides disagree on the total dollar figure the cuts represent, because Democrats include in their definition shifts of money from certain funds - like transportation weight fees or mental health services - to the general fund, while Republicans count just permanent spending cuts."
"For a moment, her short, sandy curls catch sparks of sun reflecting off a truck traversing the dirt road in front of her New Mexico home, and her expression shifts from that of an incredulous patient to steely physician."