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English definition of “tweak”

tweak

verb [T] (CHANGE SLIGHTLY)    /twiːk/
to change something slightly , especially in order to make it more correct , effective , or suitable : The software is pretty much there - it just needs a little tweaking. You just need to tweak the last paragraph and then it's done.Making things betterBecoming better tweak     noun [C] He gave the boy's nose a tweak.Pulling
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