Meaning of ADJUSTMENT in English

ADJUSTMENT

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

economic

The new package did contain some measures to alleviate the economic cost of adjustment for the poor.

Household lights were repeatedly switched on and off, in protest against the government's economic adjustment programme.

minor

Almost every major evaluation study has led to minor adjustment or substantial change.

Turn off the water supply before carrying out repairs, unless it's just a minor adjustment to the float arm.

necessary

Postponing the necessary adjustment had, however, only made the ultimate adjustment harder, and the policy dilemmas sharper.

This also left certain Negro Volunteers unprepared to make the necessary adjustment , and led to the same kind of painful surprise.

Be that as it may, millions of old people make the necessary adjustment .

But it is a miserable way to make a necessary adjustment .

social

Problems of social adjustment constituted the most frequent single source of anger outbursts among children.

structural

Despite widespread protests, the government was about to launch its third structural adjustment programme in May 1991.

We then begin to see the debit side of the structural-adjustment ledger.

Here the mood is decidedly more downbeat. Structural-adjustment reforms have bitten deep into the agricultural extension service.

Loans are available for a three-year period in support of a three-year macroeconomic and structural adjustment programme.

The assessment of structural adjustment loans is even more problematic than the assessment of rural development projects.

In particular many pointed to growing social unrest, crime and unemployment caused in part by the government's structural adjustment policies.

■ NOUN

market

The above brief account throws into sharp relief the essential differences between the Keynesian and classical theories of labour market adjustment .

Keynes's theory of labour market adjustment has fallen victim to widespread ignorance and neglect.

Readers will not need to be reminded of Keynes's objections to that theory of labour market adjustment !

mechanism

The Phillips curve: trade off or disequilibrium adjustment mechanism ?

In other words is simply a disequilibrium adjustment mechanism .

The adjustment mechanisms are assumed to operate smoothly as the new opportunities are grasped.

The Caracas meeting, only the second heads-of-state Opec summit since 1975, will examine that adjustment mechanism .

period

The Court may allow an adjustment period , and practice to date suggests that usually both parties wish this.

In the Sheriff Court the adjustment period can range from a few weeks to a few months, depending on the whim of the Sheriff.

They come in suspicious and uncertain and are given an adjustment period of up to 3 months.

policy

No great change occurred in this situation until the outbreak of the crisis and the introduction of the adjustment policies .

Both countries have enormous incentives to institute adjustment policies before those adjustments are forced upon them by international financial markets.

In particular many pointed to growing social unrest, crime and unemployment caused in part by the government's structural adjustment policies .

process

An additional consideration is that the adjustment process prior to floating was influenced by the one-way nature of speculative flows.

This is not just a smarmy pep talk but an unflinching discussion of real angst and a real adjustment process .

Floating and flexible rates Floating, or flexible, exchange rates imply a quite different adjustment process .

In December 1987 this adjustment process took a further week and the final outcome is as recorded in Table 3.5.

In this manner it continues the adjustment process begun before parade in the canteen.

programme

Despite widespread protests, the government was about to launch its third structural adjustment programme in May 1991.

A World Bank team arrived in Harare in October to discuss a structural adjustment programme .

Loans are available for a three-year period in support of a three-year macroeconomic and structural adjustment programme .

Cuts in expenditure were made as part of the country's structural adjustment programme .

It was conditional on Budapest agreeing a structural adjustment programme with the International Monetary Fund and implementing market-based economic reforms.

Household lights were repeatedly switched on and off, in protest against the government's economic adjustment programme .

What they drew up looks remarkably like any other adjustment programme .

programmes

Two decades of crushing debt and adjustment programmes have had a significant hand in perpetuating this tragedy.

■ VERB

allow

The Court may allow an adjustment period, and practice to date suggests that usually both parties wish this.

Flame control: the control key allows quite fine flame adjustment , though you need practice to get this right.

One notable feature of the gold standard was that it allowed automatic adjustment to take place via changes in expenditure and output.

Others are more fixed and allow little room for adjustment , and these we might think of as more lexical in character.

make

These come at the speed of the speaker and the listeners do not need to make any physical adjustment .

The tendency to make this adjustment , either deliberately or more often unconsciously, is not greatly different for different political groups.

This is interesting because it disguises who is making the sympathetic adjustment .

The Cardinal have made the adjustment to succeed without Young, who has not played since the fifth game of the season.

It is those who do not come from those dominant traditions who have to make the sympathetic adjustment .

It helped me make the mental adjustment from the old job to the new job.

But I had to make a bigger adjustment to studying.

This also left certain Negro Volunteers unprepared to make the necessary adjustment , and led to the same kind of painful surprise.

need

The neck has just the right amount of forward relief, and needs no adjustment to the truss rod.

Experiment will reveal that any regular polygon needs similar adjustment to transform a geometric shape into a sensory image.

This would need diplomatic adjustment soon.

Sometimes different sequences may need quite marked adjustment using filters and other devices to achieve the right harmonious effect.

require

Their production requires careful adjustment on the part of the player.

Not surprisingly, she advocates a balance, but one so delicate as to require almost daily adjustment .

Educational systems and institutional structures require considerable adjustment in order to support this process.

The increased height relative to the bedside locker and bed table may require spatial adjustment .

Perhaps, in the century of the movies, all this requires no great adjustment .

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

I've made a few very minor adjustments to the decor, but in general it was excellent.

Moving to the city has been a difficult adjustment for us.

The room was full of dancers, all making last-minute adjustments to their costumes.

There will be an initial period of adjustment .

We've had to make some adjustments to out original calculations.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Before anything else, however, let's do some image adjustment .

Even then there were elements of adjustment .

Manual adjustment of the model was carried out at intervals of the refinement.

The serious aerial photographer will be looking for adjustment through vertical and horizontal axes so that the field of view is precise.

Two decades of crushing debt and adjustment programmes have had a significant hand in perpetuating this tragedy.

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