Definition of adjustment in English:


Line breaks: ad¦just|ment
Pronunciation: /əˈdʒʌs(t)m(ə)nt


1A small alteration or movement made to achieve a desired fit, appearance, or result: I’ve made a few adjustments to my diet only slight adjustments to the boat are necessary
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  • Indeed, the same spoon reamers were probably also used to make adjustments to the tuning of their instruments.
  • Also watch for players trying to make "last minute adjustments."
  • Then, I checked the micrometer height adjustment shaft - its bearing surfaces were worn out!
1.1 [mass noun] The process of adapting or becoming used to a new situation: for many couples there may need to be a period of adjustment
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  • Yes, some rich people will benefit from such an adjustment.
  • He said, how many people you have gotten a permanent adjustment.
  • He has made a slight adjustment successfully.

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