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Changes - synonyms or related words

effect

noun

a change that is produced in one person or thing by another

change

noun

a situation in which something becomes different or you make something different

trend

noun

a gradual change or development that produces a particular result

transformation

noun

a change into someone or something completely different, or the process by which this happens

adjustment

noun

a change in something that makes it better, more accurate, or more effective

correction

noun

a change that makes something correct or accurate

overhaul

noun

a complete change to a system that is intended to make it work more effectively

evolution

noun

the way in which something gradually changes and develops

a new lease of life

a change to something that makes it more modern or useful

a fresh start

a complete change in your way of life or the way that you do things, especially after you have previously been unsuccessful

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patio diplomacy

high-level diplomats meeting and dining in an informal environment e.g. a party or club

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