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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment); The act of revising; An event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another.

Usage examples (31)
  • For quite a small change of position to south or north causes a manifest alteration of the horizon.
  • This type of chromosome alteration is often seen in cancer cells.
  • Nor heed the billows boisterous tho they rise — this little alteration is for the better.
  • Had both women been registered there, one would have had to make a name alteration of some sort. for more
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