Alteration and Mutation


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Alteration noun – The act, process, or result of making different.
Usage example: there's been an alteration in the intended route of our bird walk

Mutation is a synonym for alteration in change topic. In some cases you can use "Mutation" instead a noun "Alteration", when it comes to topics like activity, difference, modification, metamorphosis. popular alternative
Nearby Words: alter, altered, alternation, altering, alterable
Synonyms for Alteration


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Mutation noun – A change or alteration in form or qualities.
Alteration is a synonym for mutation in change topic. You can use "Alteration" instead a noun "Mutation", if it concerns topics such as activity, difference, modification, metamorphosis. popular alternative
Nearby Words: mutable, mutate, mutant, mutated, mutability
Synonyms for Mutation

How words are described

human human alteration human mutation
physical physical alteration physical mutation
similar similar alteration similar mutation
common common alteration common mutation
Other adjectives: complete, visible, constant, severe, massive, extensive, slight, unique, minor, horrifying, accidental, odd, induced, subsequent, weird, radical, sudden, resulting, magical, biological, genetic.
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