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EtymologyEdit

modify +‎ -er

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modifier (plural modifiers)

  1. One who, or that which, modifies.
  2. (grammar) A word, phrase, or clause that limits or qualifies the sense of another word or phrase.
  3. (programming) A keyword that qualifies the meaning of other code.
    The protected modifier makes a class member visible to subclasses, but not to external code.

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin modificō, modificāre, from modus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mɔ.di.fje/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

modifier

  1. to change, modify

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