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English definition of “readjust”

readjust

verb [I or T] uk   /ˌriː.əˈdʒʌst/ us  
C1 to change in order to fit a different situation, or to repair something slightly: After living abroad for so long, he found it difficult to readjust to life at home. The clock automatically readjusts when you enter a new time zone. The machines were old and constantly needed readjusting.Adapting and modifying ChangingAdapting and attuning to something
readjustment
noun [C or U] uk   /-mənt/ us  
Adapting and modifying ChangingAdapting and attuning to something
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