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English definition of “adjust”

adjust

verb (MAKE CHANGES)    /əˈdʒʌst/
B2 [T] to change something slightly, especially to make it more correct, effective, or suitable: If the chair is too high you can adjust it to suit you. As a teacher you have to adjust your methods to suit the needs of slower children.Adapting and modifying ChangingAdapting and attuning to something [T] to arrange your clothing to make yourself look tidy: She adjusted her skirt, took a deep breath, and walked into the room.Cleaning and tidying places and things
(Definition of adjust verb (MAKE CHANGES) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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