readjustment


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re·ad·just

 (rē′ə-jŭst′)
tr.v. re·ad·just·ed, re·ad·just·ing, re·ad·justs
To adjust or arrange again.

re′ad·just′er n.
re′ad·just′ment n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.readjustment - the act of adjusting again (to changed circumstances)
accommodation, adjustment, fitting - making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances
2.readjustment - the act of adjusting something to match a standard
calibration, standardisation, standardization - the act of checking or adjusting (by comparison with a standard) the accuracy of a measuring instrument; "the thermometer needed calibration"
alignment - the act of adjusting or aligning the parts of a device in relation to each other
collimation - the accurate adjustment of the line of sight of a telescope
temperament - an adjustment of the intervals (as in tuning a keyboard instrument) so that the scale can be used to play in different keys
tune-up - adjustments made to an engine to improve its performance
synchronising, synchronization, synchronizing, synchronisation - an adjustment that causes something to occur or recur in unison
voicing - the act of adjusting an organ pipe (or wind instrument) so that it conforms to the standards of tone and pitch and color
Translations
إعتِياد من جَديد
přizpůsobení
omstillingtilpasning
újraszabályozás
enduraîlögun
tekrar uyum sağlamayeniden alışma

readjustment

[ˈriːəˈdʒʌstmənt] Nreajuste m

readjustment

[ˌriːəˈdʒʌstmənt] n
(= readapting) → réadaptation f
a period of readjustment → une période de réadaptation
readjustment to sth → réadaptation à qch
(= change) → réajustement fread-only [ˌriːdˈəʊnli] adj (COMPUTING) [file] → à lecture seuleread-only memory n (COMPUTING)mémoire f morte

readjustment

n (of instrument, mechanism)Neueinstellung f; (= correction)Nachstellung f; (of prices, salary)Anpassung f, → Neuregelung f; (of opinion)Korrektur f; (of person)Wiederanpassung f

readjustment

[ˌriːəˈdʒʌstmənt] n
a. (to situation, change) → riadattamento
a period of readjustment → un periodo di riadattamento
b. (of mechanism) → regolazione f

readjust

(riːəˈdʒast) verb
(with to) to get used again to (something one has not experienced for a time). Some soldiers find it hard to readjust to civilian life when they leave the army.
ˌreaˈdjustment noun
References in classic literature ?
These ancient Martians had been a highly cultivated and literary race, but during the vicissitudes of those trying centuries of readjustment to new conditions, not only did their advancement and production cease entirely, but practically all their archives, records, and literature were lost.
It was as though her woman's hand was assisting him to make some mi- nute readjustment of the machinery of his life.
The litter stopped under a lamp before it had passed him half-a-dozen paces, for some readjustment of the burden; and, the crowd stopping too, he found himself in the midst of the array.
Confusedly, Rose thought of her countless hours of lost sleep, her even yet unrecovered strength, the enormous readjustment of her own life in her sincere efforts to do her best by the whole household, her joyous acceptance of all the perpetual self-denial her new duties to Billy necessitated.
Archer winced at the joining of the names, and then, with a quick readjustment, understood, sympathised and pitied.
Kneaded to irresponsible pulp, half hypnotized by the perpetual flick and readjustment of the uneasy chudders that veiled their eyes, Kim slid ten thousand miles into slumber - thirty-six hours of it - sleep that soaked like rain after drought.
When my friends had finished, the road was seared, and blown, and pitted with unequal pressure layers, spirals, vortices, and readjustments for at least an hour.
I was sorry for that, because I should have been glad to trace the patent readjustments by which the conquest of animated nature had been attained.
Time goes on and brings changes to pass, property increases or diminishes in men's hands, all the various readjustments have to be duly regulated, and in this way principles of social order are established.
The GSIS had planned to dispose of the property as early as last year, but postponed the process pending a readjustment by tax authorities of the outdated zonal valuation for the area.
KARACHI -- In a high-level meeting was held in the office of commissioner Karachi, in which readjustment of jurisdictions of some police stations of the megacity was recommended As per the recommendations, administrative control of Mubina Town is to be shifted from District Malir to District East, Quaidabad from District Malir to District Korangi, Sharafi Goth from District Malir to District Korangi, Ibrahim Hyderi from District Malir to District Korangi, Khokharpar from District Korangi to District Malir, Saudabad from District Korangi to District Malir and Model Colony from District Korangi to District Malir.