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modulate

verb [T] (PLAN/PROCESS)    /ˈmɒd.jʊ.leɪt/ US  /ˈmɑː.dʒə-/ formal
[T] to change something, such as an action or a process , to make it more suitable for its situation : An elected committee will meet monthly to modulate the council's energy policy .ChangingAdapting and modifying Adapting and attuning to somethingChanging frequently modulation     /ˌmɒd.jʊˈleɪ.ʃən/ US  /ˌmɑː.dʒə-/ noun [C or U]
(Definition of modulate verb (PLAN/PROCESS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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