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Main Entry: al·ter
Pronunciation: primarystressodotl-tschwar
Function: verb
Etymology: Middle English alteren "to make different," from Latin alterare (same meaning), from Latin alter "other (of two)" --related to ADULTERATE
1 : to change partly but usually not completely <alter a dress>
2 : CASTRATE, SPAY
- al·ter·abil·i·ty /secondarystressodotl-t(schwa-)rschwa-primarystressbil-schwa-temacron/ noun
- al·ter·able /primarystressodotl-t(schwa-)rschwa-bschwal/ adjective
- al·ter·er noun


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