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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The National Association of Realtors reported Thursday existing home sales, a much larger market than new homes, increased 1.1 percent in May to a seasonally adjusted annual sales rate of 5.62 million.
The company now expects full-year adjusted earnings per share of $5.84 to $5.91, compared with a previous forecast of $5.70 to $5.87.
Carnival is expecting adjusted earnings per share for the third quarter 2017 to be in the range of $2.16 to $2.20, compared to $1.92 in the 2016 period.
The company now expects fiscal year 2017 adjusted earnings per share in the range...
By that measure, Penn State Children’s Hospital achieved an overall adjusted mortality rate of just 1.3 percent, compared to the 3 percent national average.
And since backup quarterbacks tend to bounce around from team to team, adjusted net yards per pass gives a better picture of a passer's overall talent level.
The three-year league average is 6.2 adjusted net yards per pass.
The New Orleans Police Department's adjusted summer curfew hours took effect on June 1 and will remain in place until the first week in August, when the school year picks back up.
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: having achieved an often specified and usually harmonious relationship with the environment or with other individuals a happy, adjusted schoolchild
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