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modulateverb [T]

uk   /ˈmɒdʒ.ə.leɪt/ us   /ˈmɑː.dʒə.leɪt/
modulation
noun [C or U] uk   /ˌmɒdʒ.əˈleɪ.ʃən/ us   /ˌmɑː.dʒəˈleɪ.ʃən/
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modulateverb [T]

us   /ˈmɑdʒ·əˌleɪt/
to vary the strength, quality, or amount of something: Teachers modulate the way they work in response to their studentsneeds. Modulate your tone of voice when speaking in court.
(Definition of modulate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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