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Noun: adjustment  u'júst-munt
  1. Making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances
    - accommodation, fitting
  2. The act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment)
    - alteration, modification
  3. The act of adjusting something to match a standard
    - registration, readjustment
  4. The process of adapting to something (such as environmental conditions)
    - adaptation, adaption
  5. An amount added or deducted on the basis of qualifying circumstances
    "an adjustment for profit";
    - allowance

Derived forms: adjustments

Type of: advance, betterment, biological process, calibration, change, improvement, organic process, recompense, standardisation [Brit], standardization

Encyclopedia: Adjustment