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Noun: modification  ,mó-du-fi'key-shun
  1. The act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment)
    - alteration, adjustment
  2. Slightly modified copy; not an exact copy
    "a modification of last year's model"
  3. The grammatical relation that exists when a word qualifies the meaning of the phrase
    - qualifying, limiting
  4. An event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another
    "the neighbourhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago";
    - change, alteration

Derived forms: modifications

Type of: change, copy, grammatical relation, happening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent

Encyclopedia: Modification