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adjustment

[ uh-juhst-muhnt ]
/ əˈdʒʌst mənt /
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noun

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Origin of adjustment

First recorded in 1635–45; adjust + -ment

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British Dictionary definitions for adjustment

adjustment
/ (əˈdʒʌstmənt) /

noun

the act of adjusting or state of being adjusted
a control for regulatingthe adjustment for volume is beside the speaker
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