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adjustment

noun
     
ad‧just‧ment [uncountable and countable]
1 a small change made to a machine, system, or calculation
adjustment for
Once we make the adjustments for inflation, the fall in interest rates is quite small.
adjustment to
a slight adjustment to the mechanism
minor/slight adjustment
It just needs a few minor adjustments.
2 a change in the way that someone behaves or thinks:
adjustment to
her adjustment to her new role

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