\ˌɒltəɹˈe͡ɪʃən], \ˌɒltəɹˈeɪʃən], \ˌɒ_l_t_ə_ɹ_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n]\
Definitions of ALTERATION
- 2006 - WordNet 3.0
- 2011 - English Dictionary Database
- 2010 - New Age Dictionary Database
- 1913 - Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
- 1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1894 - The Clarendon dictionary
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
- 1790 - A Complete Dictionary of the English Language
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This word is used in France to express any change which supervenes; for example, in the expression of the countenance or in the structure of an organ or in the nature of fluids excreted. Alteration is also used in an entirely different sense, to express intense thirst in disease. In this case its etymology is different. It comes from haleter, and was formerly written haleteration.
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