Meaning of ADJUSTMENT in English

ADJUSTMENT

noun

1 small change made

ADJECTIVE

▪ delicate , fine , minor , slight , small

▪ important , major , significant

▪ appropriate , necessary

▪ automatic

▪ financial

VERB + ADJUSTMENT

▪ make

The mechanic made the necessary ~s to the engine.

▪ need , require

The dosage may need ~ to suit the individual.

PREPOSITION

▪ ~ for

a cut of 1.5% in real terms (after ~ for inflation)

▪ ~ in

~s in the exchange rates

▪ ~ to

a few minor ~s to the schedule

2 process of changing

ADJECTIVE

▪ successful

▪ emotional , personal , social

PREPOSITION

▪ ~ to

The company's ~ to the new markets has been successful.

PHRASES

▪ a period of ~

There was a long period of ~ under the new boss.

▪ the process of ~

The process of ~ to life in another country can be very difficult.

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