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adjustment (s) (noun), adjustments (pl)
1. A change in something that makes it better, more accurate, or more effective.
2. An action which someone makes in his or her behavior or attitude by making or becoming suitable or adjusting to circumstances.
3. In sociology, a process of modifying, adapting, or altering individual or collective patterns of behavior is order to bring them into conformity with other such patterns; for example, as with those provided by a cultural environment.
4. Regarding insurance, the act of determining the amount of indemnity that the party insured is entitled to receive under the policy and of settling a claim.
5. A means of modifying something; especially, a physical mechanism that requires regulating or correcting.
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fiscal adjustment (s) (noun), fiscal adjustments (pl)
A reduction in a government budget deficit, which can result from a reduction in government expenditures, an increase in tax revenues, or both at the same time.
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idle speed adjustment
The alteration of the engine idle speed of a vehicle or other motor-driven machine.
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adjustment anthropology
Any use of anthropological knowledge that makes social interaction between people who operate with different cultural codes more predictable.