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v. mod·i·fied, mod·i·fy·ing, mod·i·fies
1. To change in form or character; alter.
2. To make less extreme, severe, or strong: refused to modify her stand on the issue.
3. Grammar To qualify or limit the meaning of. For example, summer modifies day in the phrase a summer day.
4. Linguistics To change (a vowel) by umlaut.
To be or become modified; change.

[Middle English modifien, from Old French modifier, from Latin modificāre, to measure, limit : modus, measure; see med- in Indo-European roots + -ficāre, -fy.]

mod′i·fi′a·bil′i·ty n.
mod′i·fi′a·ble adj.
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Adj.1.modified - changed in form or charactermodified - changed in form or character; "their modified stand made the issue more acceptable"; "the performance of the modified aircraft was much improved"
qualified - limited or restricted; not absolute; "gave only qualified approval"
varied - characterized by variety; "immigrants' varied ethnic and religious traditions"; "his work is interesting and varied"
unmodified - not changed in form or character
2.modified - mediocre
qualified - limited or restricted; not absolute; "gave only qualified approval"


Not total, unlimited, or wholehearted:
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This finding is in agreement with earlier studies done by other researchers.2627 No correlation between angle's classification of malocclusion and Bolton's discrepancy was shown by Crosby and Alexander.
Angle's classification of malocclusion with the headache group: (p = .399).
Angle's classification of malocclusions is univer-sally accepted because of its simplicity as a method of description and communication between dental profes-sionals.