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Definition of 'alteration'

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Surprisingly small alterations can transform a room. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Since then, no basic structural alterations have been made to the castle. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But making some minor changes now could bring major alterations in the long term. The Sun (2015)Physical changes include alterations in sleep patterns. Times, Sunday Times (2015) Significant alterations and a general injection of critical rigour. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Just a few small alterations can make a huge difference to our longevity and quality of life. The Sun (2013)You may need some minor alterations done. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But the most significant alteration has been in my attitude. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The set which best fits your horse is chosen and slight alterations made to obtain the closest fit possible. Eccles, Lesley Your First Horse - buying, feeding, caring (1989)The town council not only approved significant alterations to both residences but also voted to make him an honorary citizen. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Some make alterations using computer technology. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This simple alteration has set British politics on fire. The Sun (2015)To this extent technical innovation was just like any other business improvement such as managerial change or alterations in methods of financial planning. Yearley, Steven Science, Technology, and Social Change (1988)It's quite possible your project can proceed with only minor alterations. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It may hold records and information on alterations and changes to your house since the 1900s. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Don't be fooled by minor design alterations used as an excuse to charge more for products. The Sun (2016)The most significant alteration is the installation of a family kitchen, behind the library. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I will make no alteration in any respect. Richard Ingrams The Life and Adventures of William Cobbett (2005)This seemed at the time rather an academic distinction, but on reflection it was evidently right to make the alteration. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Within the overall warming trend, there were more and more local ecological changes influenced by alterations in the global environment. Michael Boulter EXTINCTION: Evolution and the End of Man (2002)It was a success and made me realise how you can change a person's behaviour with small alterations to the brain. Times, Sunday Times (2014)While this would involve a structural alteration to the roof, it would give a luxurious studio feel to the master suite below it. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She says: 'I was phoning the shop on a weekly basis to make alterations. The Sun (2013)If you do want to improve your home or make structural alterations, you must request the housing association's written agreement. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Because the proportions are good and the original fireplaces and parquet flooring are still intact, it didn't need much structural alteration. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The regulations apply where the road is new or is subject to major alterations; for example, where a new carriageway is added to an existing road. Times, Sunday Times (2010)

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Translations for 'alteration'

British English: alteration NOUN
An alteration is a change in or to something.
Making some simple alterations to your diet will make you feel fitter.

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