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alter /'ɔ:ltə/Concise Dictionary
- nội động từ
- thay đổi, biến đổi, đổi
- to alter for the better: đổi tính, đổi nết trở nên tốt hơn
- ngoại động từ
- thay đổi; sửa đổi, sửa lại
- to one's way of living: thay đổi lối sống
- to alter one's mind: thay đổi ý kiến, thay đổi ý định
- to have a shirt altered: đem sửa một cái áo sơ mi
- (Mỹ, Uc) thiến, hoạn (súc vật)
+cause to change; make different; cause a transformation
+make or become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence
+make an alteration to
+insert words into texts, often falsifying it thereby
+remove the ovaries of
Advanced English Dictionary
change, revise, modify, vary, transform; adjust, adapt, convert, remodel:
After the attack, we altered our opinion of the rebels. The dress fits better since being altered.
+ verbCollocation Dictionary
1 to become different; to make sb/sth different: [V] Property prices did not significantly alter during 1999. + He had altered so much I scarcely recognized him. + [VN] It doesn't alter the way I feel. + Nothing can alter the fact that we are to blame. + The old landscape has been radically altered, severely damaging wildlife. + This incident altered the whole course of events.
2 [VN] to make changes to a piece of clothing so that it will fit you better: We can have the dress altered to fit you. - CHANGE
considerably, dramatically, drastically, fundamentally, greatly, radically, significantly, substantially
He had not altered greatly in the last ten years.
not alter the fact that
Unemployment has come down slightly but this does not alter the fact that it is still a major problem.
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