Meaning of “modulate” in the English Dictionary

"modulate" in British English

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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/

(Definition of “modulate” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"modulate" in American English

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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)