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modify

[′mäd·ə‚fī]
(computer science)
To alter a portion of an instruction so its interpretation and execution will be other than normal; the modification may permanently change the instruction or leave it unchanged and affect only the current execution; the most frequent modification is that of the effective address through the use of index registers.
To alter a subroutine according to a defined parameter.
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Emancipatory temporality highlights that the key aspect of learning is actualisation of the modifiability of the child.
Dynamic assessment is sensitive enough to provide information about an individual's ability, change processes, and the mediation strategies responsible for cognitive modifiability.
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Our strict adherence to the methodological recommendations set by Glaser (1978, 2001) ensured the fit, relevance, workability, modifiability, parsimony, and scope of our research.
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