ad·​just·​ed | \ ə-ˈjə-stəd How to pronounce adjusted (audio) \

Definition of adjusted

1 : accommodated to suit a particular set of circumstances or requirements
2 : having achieved an often specified and usually harmonious relationship with the environment or with other individuals a well-adjusted schoolchild

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Recent Examples on the Web The adjusted figure excludes special gains and charges on discrete tax items but also reflects some COVID-19 impacts. Patrick Kennedy, Star Tribune, "Coronavirus pandemic still hitting Ecolab results," 16 Feb. 2021 Select stores may be following adjusted hours, which can be found on Walgreen's Store Locator. Amanda Garrity, Good Housekeeping, "What Stores Are Open on Easter Sunday in 2021? Here's the Complete List," 12 Feb. 2021 Excluding the one-time charges, NuStar’s adjusted EBITDA — earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization — in the fourth quarter was $181 million, above analysts’ projection of $174 million. Diego Mendoza-moyers, San Antonio Express-News, "San Antonio's NuStar posts $16M fourth-quarter profit," 4 Feb. 2021 ConocoPhillips, the largest oil producer in the state, reported adjusted earnings of $5 million in Alaska during the quarter. Elwood Brehmer, Anchorage Daily News, "North Slope gas write-down drives $772 million quarterly loss for ConocoPhillips," 4 Feb. 2021 For the full year 2020, AbbVie projects that Allergan will add 12% to its adjusted earnings per share. Dallas News, "Motley Fool: AbbVie is prepping for a life beyond Humira," 2 Feb. 2021 The acquisition is expected to be immaterial to Boston Scientific's adjusted earnings per share in 2021, but will be accretive (by a penny or more) in 2022, and beyond, officials said. Dee Depass, Star Tribune, "Boston Scientific to pay $1B for portable heart-monitor maker in Eagan," 21 Jan. 2021 The chance of death for someone hospitalized for the coronavirus in those hospitals dropped from an adjusted 25.6% in March to 7.6% in August. Monica Gandhi, The Conversation, "Death rates have fallen by 18% for hospitalized COVID–19 patients as treatments improve," 3 Nov. 2020 The Federal Reserve on Friday said its index of industrial production—a measure of output at factories, mines and utilities—fell a seasonally adjusted 0.6% in September, following an unrevised 0.4% rise in August. Andrew Stuttaford, National Review, "The Capital Letter: Week of October 12," 16 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of adjusted

1662, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for adjusted

from past participle of adjust

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The first known use of adjusted was in 1662

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“Adjusted.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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Medical Definition of adjusted

: having achieved an often specified and usually harmonious relationship with the environment or with other individuals a happy, adjusted schoolchild

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