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- adj. changed; altered
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of modify.
- n. Any vehicle used in modified racing.
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- adj. changed in form or character
- adj. mediocre
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a modifier of the subject, because ----; _rudely_ is a modifier of the predicate, because ----; _The letters_ is the modified subject, _were rudely carved_ is the _modified predicate_.
The word "modified" was changed to "reduced," and the passage now reads, "Optimum yield is maximum sustainable yield from the fishery, as reduced by any relevant economic, social, or ecological factor."
We do track-and-field-style drills and what I call modified endurance.
KURTZ: CBS's Dan Rather explaining how he ended up with what he calls his modified boot camp cut.
"We felt like this year's proposal, which we call modified sudden death, was really an opportunity to make what we think is a pretty good rule - sudden death - even better," said Atlanta Falcons president Rich McKay, co-chairman of the competition committee.
Hum Phirr Mileinge is yet another film that has its title modified for numerological reasons, with a hope that an extra 'r' and 'i' can rake in the moolah at the box-office.
Compare with "Top Gear" arctic special in modified twin cab 4x4 pick-up.
At some time in the past, this genetic/developmental program was modified from a previously existing genetic/developmental program that resulted in the animals having scales, rather than fur (which developmentally are highly modified scales).
(Update: It turns out they're still there, in modified form.)
It's also the basis of evolving frontline strategies that may eventually trickle down in modified form to civilian ambulances, emergency rooms and trauma centers in the United States.