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verb modify pronunciation in American English /ˈmɑdɪˌfaɪ/
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he/she/itmodifies
present participlemodifying
past tensemodified
past participlemodified
  1. 1
    [transitive] to change something slightly, especially in order to improve it or to make it less extreme
    Under mandatory sentencing, the court has no authority to modify the prison term.
    The plan involved modifying two of the windows.
    a modified form of golf using cut-down clubs and a softer ball

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a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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