ad ‧ just ‧ ment AC /əˈdʒʌstmənt/ BrE AmE noun [uncountable and countable]
[ Word Family: verb : ↑ adjust ; noun : ↑ adjustment ; adjective : ↑ adjustable ]
1 . a small change made to a machine, system, or calculation
Once we make the adjustments for inflation, the fall in interest rates is quite small.
a slight adjustment to the mechanism
It just needs a few minor adjustments.
2 . a change in the way that someone behaves or thinks:
a period of adjustment
her adjustment to her new role