adjusted adjusted  /ə ˈdʒə stəd/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) altered to accommodate to certain requirements or bring into a proper relation
  2. (adj) adjusted to demands of daily living; showing emotional stability
  3. (adj) having achieved a comfortable relation with your environment
  4. (adj) (especially of garments) having the fit or style adjusted

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Usage(s):

  1. It was bad enough in seasonally adjusted terms: 741,000 jobs lost.
  2. The Labor Department says initial claims for unemployment insurance dropped to a seasonally adjusted 530,000 from an upwardly revised 551,000 the previous week.
  3. That's not spare change, but adjusted for inflation, it's only about 60% of what Exxon and Mobil together spent in 1981.

News

  1. NewsWatch: Invest like a pension-plan pro

    If you’re looking to improve the risk-adjusted performance of your retirement portfolio then maybe it’s time you invested your money like defined-benefit plan managers: Reach for new levels of diversification and risk balance.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Market Watch

  2. Adjusted lineup ineffective vs. Buehrle

    The Rangers' adjusted lineup managed just five hits in an 8-0 loss to the Blue Jays at Rangers Ballpark on Friday. Justin Grimm took the loss, allowing seven runs on 10 hits in 7 2/3 innings pitched.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Texas Rangers

  3. Sweden Adjusted April Industrial Production -0.5% On Month

    Sweden Adjusted April Industrial Production -0.5% On Month
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

Quotes

  1. "At a time when net farm income is projected to increase by more than $28 billion in one year, the American taxpayer should not be forced to subsidize that group of farmers who have adjusted gross incomes of up to $1.5 million," Bush said....
    on Feb 6, 2008 By: President Bush Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

  2. "I don't know where the story line came from that we didn't want him back," Giants general manager Brian Sabean said Monday at the winter meetings. "We've had a long-standing conversation and offer out there that we've adjusted a number of...
    on Dec 4, 2006 By: Brian Sabean Source: SI.com

  3. "There is no playbook for responding to turmoil we have never faced," Paulson said. "We adjusted our strategy to reflect the facts of a severe market crisis."
    on Nov 18, 2008 By: Henry Paulson Source: Houston Chronicle

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