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noun alteration pronunciation in British English /ˌɔːltəˈreɪʃ(ə)n/
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singularalteration
pluralalterations
  1. 1
    [countable] a change in the appearance or form of something
    The editor made a few minor alterations to the text.
    Have you noticed any alteration in her behaviour?
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    1. a.
      [uncountable] the process of making a change in the appearance or form of something
      Reconstruction or alteration of the flat without the landlord’s permission is forbidden.
  2. 2
    [countable] a small change made to a piece of clothing to make it fit correctly
    I’m having some alterations made to the dress.

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