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verb     alter pronunciation in British English
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present tense
present participlealtering
past tensealtered
past participlealtered

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  1. 1
    [transitive] to make something or someone different

    This doesn’t alter the fact that what you did was wrong.

    1. a.
      [intransitive] to become different

      The situation has altered radically since last week.

  2. 2
    [transitive] to make small changes to a piece of clothing so that it fits better
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a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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