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modifiernoun [C]

 us   /ˈmɑd·əˌfɑɪ·ər/

modifier noun [C] (GRAMMAR)

grammar a word or phrase that ​limits or ​adds to the ​meaning of another word or phrase: In the ​sentence "The little ​girlranquickly," the ​adjective "little" and the ​adverb "​quickly" are modifiers.
(Definition of modifier from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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modifiernoun [C]

uk   /ˈmɒd.ɪ.faɪ.ər/  us   /ˈmɑː.dɪ.faɪ.ɚ/ specialized
a word or phrase that is used with another word or phrase to ​limit or ​add to ​itsmeaning: In "​safetybarrier" the ​noun "​safety" is being used as a modifier.
(Definition of modifier from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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