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modification

noun uk   /ˌmɒd.ɪ.fɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌmɑː.dɪ-/

modification noun (CHANGE)

C1 [C or U] a change to something, usually to improve it: Modification of the engine to run on lead-free fuel is fairly simple. A couple of modifications and the speech will be perfect.

modification noun (LANGUAGE)

[U] specialized language the fact of a word acting as a modifier of another
Translations of “modification”
in Chinese (Traditional) 改變, 改變,修改…
in Russian модификация, изменение…
in Turkish değişiklik…
in Chinese (Simplified) 改变, 改变,修改…
in Polish modyfikacja…
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