Definition of modification
- with some modifications this statement is true today
- —J. B. Conant
- making the exactly minimum degree of modification to her institutions necessary to fit them to new conditions
- —John Strachey
The program can be used on all computers without modification.
They passed the law with only a few minor modifications.
The weather required some major modifications to our travel plans.
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: the act or process of changing parts of something : the act or process of modifying something
: a change in something (such as a system or style)
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