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Definition of adjustment noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1a small change made to something in order to correct or improve it I've made a few adjustments to the design. Some adjustment of the lens may be necessary.
  2. 2a change in the way a person behaves or thinks She went through a period of emotional adjustment after her marriage broke up.
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