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Engelsk substantiv: alteration

1. alteration (om begivenhet) 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.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)change, modification


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkhappening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent


Mere spesifikke uttrykkacceleration, 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

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


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)adjustment, modification


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkchange


Mere spesifikke uttrykkaccommodation, adaptation, laxation, loosening, tightening, tune

3. alteration (om handling) the act of revising or altering (involving reconsideration and modification)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIt would require a drastic revision of his opinion.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)revision


Mindre spesifikke uttrykktransformation, translation


Mere spesifikke uttrykkdistraction, metamorphosis, misdirection, modulation, qualification, reorganization, transfiguration









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