Meaning of “tweak” in the English Dictionary

"tweak" in British English

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

"tweak" in American English

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tweakverb [ T ]

us /twik/

tweak verb [ T ] (ADJUST)

to change slightly, esp. in order to make something more effective or correct:

Writers and producers kept tweaking the script even as the movie was being shot.

tweak verb [ T ] (PULL)

to pull and twist something:

He jumped when she tweaked his ear.

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"tweak" in Business English

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tweakverb [ T ]

uk /twiːk/ us

to make small changes to something in order to finish or improve it:

The contract needs a little tweaking but it's almost there.

tweaknoun [ C ]

uk /twiːk/ us

a small change to something to finish or improve it:

give sth a tweak They give it a little tweak and it's that much better.
last-minute/minor tweaks

(Definition of “tweak” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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