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noun [countable/uncountable] adjustment pronunciation in American English /əˈdʒʌstmənt/
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  1. 1
    a change in something that makes it better, more accurate, or more effective

    The upward adjustment in salaries reflects the current rate of inflation.

    make adjustments:

    We’ll see how this schedule works; then we’ll make adjustments as necessary.

  2. 2
    a change that someone makes in their behavior or attitude

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in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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