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Jazz music, as is also the case with the old down-home spirituals, gospel and jubilee songs, jumps, shouts and moans, is essentially an American vernacular or idiomatic modification of musical conventions imported from Europe, beginning back during the time of the early settlers of the original colonies.
Albert Murray

Meaning of "modification" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF MODIFICATION

modification  [ˌmɒdɪfɪˈkeɪʃən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MODIFICATION

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verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Modification is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES MODIFICATION MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Modification

Modification may refer to: ▪ Modifications of school work for students with special educational needs ▪ Modifications ▪ Posttranslational modifications ▪ Modding, modifying hardware or software ▪ Mod ▪ Modified car ▪ Body modification ▪ Grammatical modifier...

Definition of modification in the English dictionary

The first definition of modification in the dictionary is the act of modifying or the condition of being modified. Other definition of modification is something modified; the result of a modification. Modification is also a small change or adjustment.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MODIFICATION


allocation
ˌæləˈkeɪʃən
application
ˌæplɪˈkeɪʃən
authentication
ɔːˌθentɪˈkeɪʃən
certification
ˌsɜːtɪfɪˈkeɪʃən
classification
ˌklæsɪfɪˈkeɪʃən
communication
kəˌmjuːnɪˈkeɪʃən
dedication
ˌdɛdɪˈkeɪʃən
education
ˌɛdjʊˈkeɪʃən
identification
aɪˌdɛntɪfɪˈkeɪʃən
indication
ˌɪndɪˈkeɪʃən
location
ləʊˈkeɪʃən
medication
ˌmɛdɪˈkeɪʃən
notification
ˌnəʊtɪfɪˈkeɪʃən
publication
ˌpʌblɪˈkeɪʃən
qualification
ˌkwɒlɪfɪˈkeɪʃən
relocation
ˌriːləʊˈkeɪʃən
specification
ˌspɛsɪfɪˈkeɪʃən
syndication
ˌsɪndɪˈkeɪʃən
vacation
vəˈkeɪʃən
verification
ˌvɛrɪfɪˈkeɪʃən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MODIFICATION

modi operandi
modi vivendi
modicum
modifiability
modifiable
modifiableness
modificative
modificatory
modified
modified-release
modifier
modifies
modify
Modigliani
modillion
modiolar
modioli
modiolus
modish
modishly

WORDS THAT END LIKE MODIFICATION

accreditation
action
administration
animation
association
citation
combination
confirmation
conversation
corporation
creation
decoration
destination
documentation
duration
evaluation
excitation
federation
formation
foundation
generation

Synonyms and antonyms of modification in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «MODIFICATION»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «modification» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of modification

Translation of «modification» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MODIFICATION

Find out the translation of modification to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of modification from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «modification» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

修改
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

modificación
570 millions of speakers

English

modification
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

संशोधन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تَعْدِيلٌ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

модификация
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

modificação
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অদলবদল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

modification
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pengubahsuaian
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Änderung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

変更
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

수정
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Modifikasi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sự sửa đổi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மாற்றம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

फेरबदल
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

değişiklik
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

modifica
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

modyfikacja
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

удосконалення
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

modificare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τροποποίηση
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

verandering
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ändring
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

endring
5 millions of speakers

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about modification

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10 QUOTES WITH «MODIFICATION»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word modification.
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Samuel Alexander
What is the meaning of the togetherness of the perceiving mind, in that peculiar modification of perceiving which makes it perceive not a star but a tree, and the tree itself, is a problem for philosophy.
2
James Mark Baldwin
Heredity provides for the modification of its own machinery.
3
David D. Burns
Cognitive therapy is a fast-acting technology of mood modification that you can learn to apply on your own. It can help you eliminate the symptoms and experience personal growth so you can minimize future upsets and cope with depression more effectively in the future.
4
Sandra Cisneros
I was a terrible student. Still, I managed to get into college, but my daydreaming threatened to sabotage me. I used behavior modification to break the cycle. I started by setting an arbitrary time limit on studying: for every 15 minutes of study, I'd allow myself an hour of daydreaming. I set the alarm.
5
Mitch Daniels
Our morbidly obese federal government needs not just behavior modification but bariatric surgery.
6
Nina Fedoroff
There's almost no food that isn't genetically modified. Genetic modification is the basis of all evolution. Things change because our planet is subjected to a lot of radiation, which causes DNA damage, which gets repaired, but results in mutations, which create a ready mixture of plants that people can choose from to improve agriculture.
7
Edward Grey
In effect, I was asking that if Russia mobilized against Austria, the German Government, who had been supporting the Austrian demand on Serbia, should ask Austria to consider some modification of her demands, under the threat of Russian mobilization.
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Rudolf Hiferding
Since, however, the reduced surplus value is to be distributed among them in like manner, the modification of their respective parts in the production of surplus value must find expression in a modification of the prices.
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Albert Murray
Jazz music, as is also the case with the old down-home spirituals, gospel and jubilee songs, jumps, shouts and moans, is essentially an American vernacular or idiomatic modification of musical conventions imported from Europe, beginning back during the time of the early settlers of the original colonies.
10
Michael Pollan
I mean, we're really making a quantum change in our relationship to the plant world with genetic modification.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MODIFICATION»

Discover the use of modification in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to modification and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Behavior Modification: Principles and Procedures
This text uses the principles of behavior modification to teach the procedures of behavior modification, illustrating them with key case studies and examples.
Raymond Miltenberger, 2011
2
Wood Modification: Chemical, Thermal and Other Processes
This book is exclusively concerned with wood modification, although many of these processes are generic and can be applied to other lignocellulosic materials.
Callum A. S. Hill, 2007
3
Polymer Modification: Principles, Techniques, and Applications
"Describes new modification methods and applications for natural, synthetic, thermoplastic, and thermoset polymers that result from economic forces, commercial processes, and the latest research and development.
John Meister, 2000
4
Characterization and Chemical Modification of the Silica Surface
This book reviews the latest techniques and procedures in the characterization and chemical modification of the silica surface, presenting a unified and state-of-the-art approach to the relevant analysis techniques and modification ...
E.F. Vansant, P. Van Der Voort, K.C. Vrancken, 1995
5
Bodies under Siege: Self-mutilation, Nonsuicidal ...
This new edition examines the explosive growth in the incidence of self-injurious behaviors and body modification practices.
Armando R. Favazza, 2011
6
Cognitive-Behavior Modification: An Integrative Approach
This book is an account of a personal journey through a research program.
Donald Meichenbaum, 1977
7
Chemical Modification, Properties, and Usage of Lignin
This volume covers recent developments in chemical modification and utilization of lignin as a component of polymeric materials such as starch films, conducting polymers, polyurethanes and thermoplastics, and as a key building block to make ...
Thomas Q. Hu, 2002
8
Membrane Modification: Technology and Applications
The book presents the complete range of membrane modification techniques used to increase efficiency of membrane processes.
Nidal Hilal, Mohamed Khayet, Chris J. Wright, 2012
9
Genetic Modification of Plants: Agriculture, Horticulture ...
Conceived with the aim of sorting fact from fiction over genetically modified (GM) crops, this book brings together the knowledge of 30 specialists in the field of transgenic plants.
Frank Kempken, Christian Jung, 2009
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Polymer Surface Modification: Relevance to Adhesion
This book is divided into three parts as follows: Part 1: Surface Modification Techniques; Part 2: Interfacial Aspects and Adhesion; Part 3: General Papers.
K. L. Mittal, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MODIFICATION»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term modification is used in the context of the following news items.
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MHIEC Receives Order from Amachiku Environmental Office …
MHIEC Receives Order from Amachiku Environmental Office Association for Plant Modification Work to Extend Operational Life of Municipal ... «Benzinga, Jul 15»
2
Sentence Modification
Wisconsin Law Journal offers some of its content to registered-only users. Registration for access to this story and our other registered-only ... «Wisconsin Law Journal, Jul 15»
3
Owner says Hernando airport offered everything his aircraft …
... last year in Orlando, he was shopping for information that would help him decide where to start his new aircraft-modification business. «Tampabay.com, Jul 15»
4
Will a loan modification solve your problems?
The banks would like you to believe that a simple modification to your mortgage loan will put you back on the path to financial stability. Here are ... «Fox News, Jul 15»
5
Crop Modification Techniques Infographic
To help educate people about the many methods that are used to generate new traits in plants, Biology Fortified has created an infographic on ... «Biofortified Blog, Jul 15»
6
Appeals court affirms city's rental program with modification
A state appeals court has upheld La Crosse's right to have a rental housing registry and inspection program, but the city rather than landlords ... «La Crosse Tribune, Jul 15»
7
Division Avenue crossing might need modification
YORK – Since the engineering study was first completed for the quiet zone in York, the plan has been for the railroad crossing at Road L to be ... «York News-Times, Jul 15»
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Putting Protein Modification to the Test
Newswise — FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Defects in stress defense can damage cells and have been linked to human disorders ranging from ... «Newswise, Jul 15»
9
Zoning – Standing – Special permit modification
Where a plaintiff has challenged the Braintree planning board's modification of a special permit granting relief from the permit's special ... «Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, Jul 15»
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Ice hockey's goaltender incidental contact rule modification approved
The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel approved the modification to the rule regarding contact with the goalkeeper on Thursday. «NCAA.com, Jul 15»

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