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Other Alteration Definition

[n] the act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment)
[n] the act of revising or altering (involving reconsideration and modification); "it would require a drastic revision of his opinion"
[n] an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another; "the change was intended to increase sales"; "this storm is certainly a change for the worse"; "the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago"

Misc. Definitions

\Al`ter*a"tion\, n. [Cf. F. alt['e]ration.]
1. The act of altering or making different. Alteration, though it be from worse to better, hath in it incoveniences. --Hooker.
2. The state of being altered; a change made in the form or nature of a thing; changed condition. Ere long might perceive Strange alteration in me. --Milton. Appius Claudius admitted to the senate the sons of those who had been slaves; by which, and succeeding alterations, that council degenerated into a most corrupt. --Swift.

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