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Definition of Adjustment

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.

Adjustment Quotations

Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence. Inaction is not only the result, but the cause, of fear. Perhaps the action you take will be successful; perhaps different action or adjustments will have to follow. But any action is better than no action at all.
Norman Vincent Peale

Start going to bed earlier! It is a tough adjustment when you have had a summer of staying up late and waking up late.
Bella Thorne

Insanity - a perfectly rational adjustment to an insane world.
R. D. Laing

What men have called friendship is only a social arrangement, a mutual adjustment of interests, an interchange of services given and received; it is, in sum, simply a business from which those involved propose to derive a steady profit for their own self-love.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Compromise, n. Such an adjustment of conflicting interests as gives each adversary the satisfaction of thinking he has got what he ought not to have, and is deprived of nothing except what was justly his due.
Ambrose Bierce
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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

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