Definition of 'modification'
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Could body modifications such as these soon become as ubiquitous as smartphones? Times, Sunday Times (2017)Representative systems permit a small degree of modification. THE AGE OF CONSENT (2003)Some genetic modification might have ill effects in some circumstances. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Good behavior modification environments often have other features as well. Advanced Educational Psychology For Educators, Researchers and Policymakers, (1995)Apart from minor modifications evolution is finished. The Runaway Brain: the Evolution of Human Uniqueness (1993)Not a whiff of genetic modification anywhere. Times, Sunday Times (2013) Genetic modification and advanced breeding mean these plants could be converted into perennials. Times, Sunday Times (2014)One idea is that altering these through breeding or genetic modification could produce potatoes that grow faster or taste better. Times, Sunday Times (2011)And the body modifications are equally subtle, with good reason. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Ministers are considering much smaller modifications and they are looking at ways to phase in the cap to help large families to adjust. Times, Sunday Times (2012)All that's required is a minor modification of your own perceptions. THE 22 IMMUTABLE LAWS OF MARKETING (1993)Today, the plant is concerned about the genetic modification of plant life. Times, Sunday Times (2008)In the future, genetic modification ensures ageing is just a memory. The Sun (2012) Genetic modification is a technology that can provide benefits to the poorest on Earth. Times, Sunday Times (2008)As with genetic modification, the idea of meddling with food has left many people feeling queasy. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This makes the task of introducing tolerance to parasites or disease via genetic modification exceedingly difficult, if not impossible. PHYLLOXERA: How Wine was Saved for the World (2004)Most are precautionary, to fix identified safety risks before they cause problems or accidents, and involve minor modifications. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Most standard cars can be converted to run on the gas, with minor modifications to the engine and the installation of a tank to carry compressed hydrogen. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The look lasts around 24 hours before the saline is absorbed into the body and is part of the growing Japanese body modification scene. The Sun (2015)But I don't consider myself into body modification. Times, Sunday Times (2006)While body modification has become mainstream, this documentary sounds a note of caution for those thinking about piercing, expanding or otherwise changing their appearance. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'modification'
British English: modification /ˌmɒdɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/ NOUN
Modification is the act of changing something slightly in order to improve it.
Relatively minor modifications were required.
- American English: modification
- Arabic: تَعْدِيلٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: modificação
- Chinese: 修改
- Croatian: modifikacija
- Czech: úprava změna
- Danish: ændring
- Dutch: wijziging
- European Spanish: modificación
- Finnish: muunnos
- French: modification
- German: Änderung
- Greek: τροποποίηση
- Italian: modifica
- Japanese: 変更
- Korean: 수정
- Norwegian: endring
- Polish: modyfikacja
- European Portuguese: modificação
- Romanian: modificare
- Russian: модификация
- Spanish: modificación
- Swedish: ändring
- Thai: การเปลี่ยนแปลงแก้ไข
- Turkish: değişiklik
- Ukrainian: удосконалення
- Vietnamese: sự sửa đổi
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