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Definition of “adjustment” - Learner’s Dictionary

adjustment

noun [C, U]
 
 
/əˈdʒʌstmənt/
B2 a slight change that you make to something so that it works better, fits better, or is more suitable: We've made a few adjustments to the schedule.Adapting and modifying ChangingAdapting and attuning to somethingChange and changes
Translations of “adjustment”
in Korean 조정, 적응…
in Arabic تَعديلات…
in Portuguese ajuste…
in Catalan modificació…
in Japanese 調節, 調整, 修正…
in Italian adattamento, regolazione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 改變, 調整, 調節…
in Russian регулировка, подгонка…
in Turkish ayarlama…
in Chinese (Simplified) 改变, 调整, 调节…
in Polish regulacja, korekta, poprawka…
(Definition of adjustment from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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