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ad·just·ment

adjustment

 
 
pronunciation:
juhst mnt
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part of speech: noun
definition: the act or process of changing or fixing something.
My teacher made an adjustment to my grade after I did some extra work.
 
similar words:
correction, regulation
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The word adjustment contains the following part:
-ment Latin noun-forming suffix that means act, process, or instance of
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The suffix -ment attaches to Latin verb roots (e.g., doc, reg, sed) or to English verbs of Latin origin to form nouns.