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Engelsk navneord: modification

1. modification (om handling) the act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment)


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)adjustment, alteration


Mindre specifikke termerchange


Mere specifikke termeraccommodation, adaptation, laxation, loosening, tightening, tune

2. modification (om genstand) slightly modified copy; not an exact copy


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA modification of last year's model.


Mindre specifikke termercopy

3. modification the grammatical relation that exists when a word qualifies the meaning of the phrase


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)limiting, qualifying


Mindre specifikke termergrammatical relation


Mere specifikke termerapposition, restrictiveness

4. modification (om begivenhed) an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe 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.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)alteration, change


Mindre specifikke termerhappening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent


Mere specifikke termeracceleration, avulsion, birth, break, breakup, chromosomal mutation, conversion, damage, death, decease, deceleration, decrease, deformation, destabilization, detachment, development, drop-off, easing, expiry, fluctuation, genetic mutation, harm, impairment, increase, lessening, loss of consciousness, moderation, mutation, mutation, nascence, nascency, nativity, play, relief, retardation, revolution, scintillation, separation, sex change, shift, shimmer, slowing, sparkling, sublimation, surprise, transformation, transition, transmutation, transmutation, twinkle, vagary, variation









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