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English definition of “modification”

modification

noun [U] (LANGUAGE)    /ˌmɒd.ɪ.fɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/ US  /ˌmɑː.dɪ-/ specialized
the fact of a word acting as a modifier of anotherAdapting and modifying ChangingAdapting and attuning to something
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