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Definition of Adjustment


  1. The act of adjusting, or condition of being adjusted; act of bringing into proper relations; regulation.
  2. Settlement of claims; an equitable arrangement of conflicting claims, as in set-off, contribution, exoneration, subrogation, and marshaling.
  3. The operation of bringing all the parts of an instrument, as a microscope or telescope, into their proper relative position for use; the condition of being thus adjusted; as, to get a good adjustment; to be in or out of adjustment.
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Adjustment Translations

adjustment in Dutch is afstelling, instelling
adjustment in German is Berichtigung, Anordnung {f}
adjustment in Italian is adattamento
adjustment in Norwegian is instilling
adjustment in Portuguese is ajuste
adjustment in Spanish is adaptacion