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noun [countable/uncountable] adjustment pronunciation in British English /əˈdʒʌs(t)mənt/
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    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.


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