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Adjustment (IPA: /əˈdʒəstmənt/)

Adjustment (n.)

The act of adjusting, or condition of being adjusted; act of bringing into proper relations; regulation.

Adjustment (n.)

Settlement of claims; an equitable arrangement of conflicting claims, as in set-off, contribution, exoneration, subrogation, and marshaling.

Adjustment (n.)

The operation of bringing all the parts of an instrument, as a microscope or telescope, into their proper relative position for use; the condition of being thus adjusted; as, to get a good adjustment; to be in or out of adjustment.


Activity of improving system performance by modifying system parameters


Behavioural process of balancing conflicting needs, or needs against obstacles in the environment


Law term

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Empirical evidence tends to show that trade liberalisation may entail non-trivial adjustment costs for certain groups." - Trade


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