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modification meaning and definition

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Definition of modification (noun)

  1. the act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment)
  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
  4. an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another
    • "the change was intended to increase sales"; "this storm is certainly a change for the worse"; "the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago"
    • synonyms: alteration, change
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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