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modifyverb [T]

us   /ˈmɑd·əˌfɑɪ/
  • modify verb [T] (CHANGE)

to change something slightly, esp. to improve it or make it more acceptable or less extreme: The school board decided to modify its existing employment policy.
  • modify verb [T] (GRAMMAR)

grammar to limit or add to the meaning of a word or phrase
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modifyverb [T]

uk   /ˈmɒdɪfaɪ/ us  
to slightly change something such as a plan, method, or law, usually to improve it or make it more acceptable: All files are marked with the date and time they were last modified. We modified some of the wording in the second version. Instead of sending them away without an answer, the system encourages users to modify their search.
to make changes to something such as a vehicle, machine, or tool, so that it can be used for a different purpose or in a different way: It is possible to modify the keyboard to suit the individual user.
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