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modificationnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˌmɑd·ə·fɪˈkeɪ·ʃən/
something that is ​changedslightly, esp. to ​improve it or make it more ​acceptable or less ​extreme: [U] behavior modification [C] Several modifications have been made in the ​proposals.
(Definition of modification from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"modification" in Business English

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modificationnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˌmɒdɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/
a ​change to something, usually to ​improve it: Modification of the ​firmware to ​run more ​programs is fairly simple.slight/minor modification The ​pressrelease is ​ready apart from a couple of slight modifications.
(Definition of modification from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “modification”
in Chinese (Simplified) 改变, 改变,修改…
in Turkish değişiklik…
in Russian модификация, изменение…
in Chinese (Traditional) 改變, 改變,修改…
in Polish modyfikacja…
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