title>ラッセル英単語・熟語:A-124 alteration (n):変更,修正,手直し - Bertrand Russell のページ
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alteration (n) [変更,修正,手直し]

* make alteration to 〜に変更を加える
* alterations to the initial plan 当初計画に対する修正
All this is said by Mill so well that it would require no alteration except the supplying of more recent instances.

Byron had set the fashion but somewhat crudely. As time went on refinements were introduced but without essential alteration.
[バイロン(George Gordon Byron, sixth Baron, 1788 -1824:イギリスの詩人)は、やや粗野な形ではあるが、その流行の先駆けとなった(流行を創り出した)。時代が進むにつれて、このやり方は洗練されていったが、本質的な変化は生じなかった。]

The house needs a lot of alterations.
 出典:『キクタン TOEIC TEST SCORE 990』p.185]

There have been a few alterations to the timetable.
 出典: Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English, new ed.